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2. Meltzer EO. Evaluation of the Optimal Oral Antihistamine for Patients With Allergic Rhinitis. Mayo Clin Proc 2005;80(9):1170-1176.

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Allergy Facts – What is allergy


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Allergy Facts – Types of allergy


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Allergy Facts – What is urticaria (hives)


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1. American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. ACAAI [online] [cited 2019 June 18] Available from: URL:
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Allergy Facts – Allergy vs Cold


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Managing Allergies – Smart steps to prevent allergy


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Managing Allergies – How to prevent allergic rhinitis (hay fever)


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https://www.allergy.org.au/patients/allergic-rhinitis-hay-fever-andsinusitis/ allergic-rhinitis-or-hay-fever

Managing Allergies – Management of urticaria (hives)


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1. American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. Hives (Urticaria). [online] [cited 2019 August 28]. Available from: URL:
https://acaai.org/allergies/types-allergies/hives-urticaria

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https://www.webmd.com/allergies/allergy-medications?print=true

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https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hives-and-angioedema/diagnosis-treatment/drc- 20354914?p=1

Prevention Tips – Tips to deal with allergens


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1. Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, AAFA, Allergies. [online] [cited on 2019 August 28]. Available from: URL:
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Prevention Tips – The impact of pollution on the prevalence of allergic diseases


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