The best way to find out if someone has a food allergy is through an oral food challenge (OFC) under the supervision of a board-certified allergist. A new study shows that OFCs are extremely safe, with very few people having a reaction of any kind.
31-Aug-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Ragweed pollen is the biggest allergy trigger in the fall, and needs to be avoided, along with other allergic triggers like mold and grass pollen. Here are five tips from ACAAI to help you steer clear of your worst allergy foes.
18-Aug-2017 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Keeping allergies and asthma under control during the school year is a challenge that involves advance planning and working with your child's school to keep him or her healthy.
1-Aug-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
A new study in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology showed that even kids who were prescribed an epinephrine auto injector didn’t receive the life-saving medication when they needed it.
6-Jul-2017 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
A new study shows many physicians who treat patients with “penicillin allergy” listed in their charts may not fully understand important facts about penicillin allergy.
8-Jun-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Parents of kids with allergies and asthma need to do some advance planning before sending them off to summer camp.
25-Apr-2017 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
A new study in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology shows shows that about 50 percent of those who thought they were allergic to all tree nuts were able to pass an oral food challenge without a reaction.
21-Mar-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
A joint statement by the presidents of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology and the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology addresses the drastic cuts in medical research in the proposed budget by President Trump
16-Mar-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
May is Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month – the perfect time to help your audience discover previously unknown facts about controlling asthma.
19-Apr-2017 3:40 PM EDT
Expert Allergist Available to Advise Parents on Preventing Peanut Allergy by Introducing Their Infant to Peanut-Containing Foods
15-Dec-2016 10:20 AM EST
18-Nov-2016 3:05 PM EST
Do "Nut-Free" Schools Actually Help Avoid Allergic Reactions? As Kids Head Back to School, This Is a Topic on Many Parents' Minds. Pediatric Allergist David Stukus, MD, FACAAI, Can Help Answer Your Questions.
11-Aug-2016 10:05 AM EDT
Asthma Expert Can Speak to New Study on the Experimental Drug Fevipiprant. The Study, Out Today, Indicates the Drug Could Help Adults with Severe Asthma.
8-Aug-2016 2:05 PM EDT
Expert Available to Speak on New Survey Showing People with Asthma Think Their Symptoms Are Under Control When They Aren’t.
7-Apr-2016 3:15 PM EDT
16-Mar-2016 2:05 PM EDT
Two new studies expand on last year's LEAP study which showed that early introduction of peanuts in infants at high risk for allergy can prevent peanut allergy. ACAAI expert available to comment.
3-Mar-2016 3:05 PM EST