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Is It Safe to Get Up Close and Personal with Food Allergy Triggers?

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An article in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology explains that food proximity challenges prove to most kids they can be near food allergy triggers without fear.
14-Sep-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

What Does That Cough Really Mean?

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With so much attention on coughs lately, do you ever wonder – when is a cough just a cough? When is it more? When is it something to really worry about? Allergist Bob Lanier, MD, executive director of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and...
12-Sep-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Telemedicine Is as Effective as in-Person Visits for Children with Asthma

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Sometimes children with asthma live hundreds of miles away from the nearest allergist and therefore may not be getting the best and most cost-effective care. According to a new study, treatment via telemedicine can be as effective as an in-person...
6-Sep-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Allergies and Asthma Can Be Harder to Control at School Than at Home

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Parents need to start at home in order to control asthma and allergies when kids are at school. Uncontrolled asthma accounts for almost 14 million lost school days a year.
2-Aug-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Summer Is Actually the Perfect Time to Think About Fall Allergies

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Although summer is actually the perfect time to think about fall allergies, many sufferers haven’t gotten the memo. Here are tips from the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology for those who need fall allergy relief. First and...
26-Jul-2016 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Daily “Soak and Smear” or Steer Clear?

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For at least 100 years, parents of kids who have eczema have asked doctors how often they should bathe their child. A new article in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, offers insight into what the research indicates.
23-Jun-2016 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Allergists: The Doctors You Didn’t Know Could Help You with Your Asthma

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May is Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month. Many people with asthma don’t know allergists are specialist in asthma care – and are trained to get asthma symptoms under control.
3-May-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Teens with Allergies and Asthma: Start Prepping Now for Move to College

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Being in a new location with new risky behaviors can negatively impact your health and increase your risk for ingesting food allergens and exposure to allergy and asthma triggers. A new article offers practical tips on how to successfully make the...
28-Apr-2016 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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