Household pets, like cats and dogs, are the most common sources of animal allergens.
|Allergens: Chemical Sensitivity
Detailed information on synthetic and natural substances that cause sensitivity to the skin
|Allergens: Dust and Dust Mites
Dust mites are microscopic organisms that can live and thrive throughout homes and businesses.
|Allergen: Insect Stings
Detailed information on allergic reactions to insect bites and stings
|Allergens: Poison Ivy/Poison Oak/Poison Sumac
Poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac are native American plants. These plants cause an allergic reaction in most people who are exposed to them.
Pollen is the most common cause of seasonal allergic rhinitis, sometimes known as "hay fever."
|Asthma and Pregnancy
With proper asthma management and good prenatal care, most women with asthma can have healthy pregnancies.
|About Arthritis and Other Rheumatic Diseases
Arthritis, itself a group of more than 100 different diseases, is one category of rheumatic diseases.
|Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML): Symptoms
Detailed information on acute myelogenous leukemia, including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment
Thalassemia is an inherited problem. That means it is passed down from one or both parents through their genes. It affects the production of normal hemoglobin. Hemoglobin is a protein in red blood cells that carries oxygen to the tissues of the body.