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Halloween Doesn’t Have to Be a Fright Fest for Kids with Food Allergies


Tips from the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology for helping kids with food allergies have fun this Halloween while staying safe.
7-Oct-2015 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Kids, Asthma and Second Hand Smoke at Home = Twice as Many Hospitalizations


Parents who allow their children with asthma to be exposed to second hand smoke (SHS) at home need to know the risk is high their child will be hospitalized. In fact, the risk is nearly double that for kids with asthma who are not exposed to SHS.
17-Sep-2015 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Even if Severe Allergic Reaction is in Doubt, Epinephrine Should be Used

Expert panel agrees even when emergency physicians aren't 100 percent sure a person is suffering from a severe allergic reaction, epinephrine should be used.
30-Jul-2015 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

If the “Pollen Tsunami” Has Swept Through, Why Are You Still Miserable?


Although spring, summer and fall have different sets of allergens to trip up allergy and asthma sufferers, they can cause the same symptoms. Those who have multiple triggers, may not be able to distinguish between what’s causing their symptoms....
5-Aug-2015 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Before School Starts, Train Everyone's Brains for Allergies and Asthma


Parents may have been thinking through their child’s back-to-school allergy plan since school let out in spring. But unless everyone their child deals with at school knows his symptoms and triggers, the plan won’t help keep allergies and asthma...
14-Jul-2015 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Are Your Allergies and Asthma Ready for College?

Some first-time college freshman may need a reminder that they must take charge of their healthcare, and everything that involves. They’ll have to make sure they have needed supplies and the emergency systems in place should they have an allergic...
9-Jul-2015 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Shows Second Severe Allergic Reaction Can Occur Hours After First


New research offers clues as to why some kids can have a second, related severe allergic reaction hours after a first – and what to do about it.
7-Jul-2015 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Red, White and Ah-Choo? Not This Year

With the 4th of July around the corner, no one wants to be a “Yankee Doodle Scratchy.” The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology offers some tips for those who want their 4th of July celebrations to be itch, sneeze and wheeze-free.
25-Jun-2015 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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