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Health Tip: Living With Animal Allergies

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(HealthDay News) -- Over half of U.S. households have pets, but unfortunately millions of Americans are allergic to animals. The best way to manage symptoms of pet allergies is to avoid pets, says the American Academy of Asthma and Immunology.

Other ways to minimize symptoms include:

  • Don't hug or kiss pets.
  • Keep pets out of your bedroom.
  • Use HEPA filter air cleaners.
  • Remove carpeting and rugs.

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