allergies

Do You Have Covid-19 Or Something Else?

Do You Have Covid-19 Or Something Else?

Although it seems like the world’s on pause, all the colds and flus and other respiratory illnesses out there haven’t read the memo. If you find yourself getting sick and are trying to determine whether you’ve got the coronavirus or some other respiratory illness, there are some ways to try…

Don’t Be A Dick About Other People’s Food Allergies

Don’t Be A Dick About Other People’s Food Allergies

In this week’s truly heinous edition of Ask Polly, the letter writer casually describes what amounts to multiple attempts on her life by her in-laws. Not only do they refuse to acknowledge her deadly mushroom allergy, they seem to take pleasure in serving them every time she’s over for dinner….

Your Child Might Be Using Their Asthma Inhaler Incorrectly

Using an asthma inhaler correctly is a tricky, multi-step process. If you don’t do it just right, you cannot get the full benefit of the drugs, potentially making the asthma worse or making it appear as though the medication isn’t helping.