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You’re Not Ready for Summer to End, but Ragweed’s Set to Pounce

Tips on how to handle fall allergies. Many people don’t realize that although ragweed-induced hay fever strikes around mid-August, they need to start taking their allergy medication two weeks before it hits, and keep taking it until two weeks...
22-Jul-2014 8:30 AM EDT

Breathe Easy and Don’t Scratch this Fourth of July

Activities surrounding the 4th of July can create health hazards for those who suffer from allergies and asthma. Smoke from fireworks can make it hard for those with asthma to breathe, and certain fresh fruits and vegetables can create an...
30-Jun-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Peanuts Don’t Panic Parents as Much as Milk and Eggs

A new study in the July issue of Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology examined 305 caregivers of children allergic to milk, egg, peanut or tree nut. The researchers were surprised to discover that milk and eggs, not peanuts, were the largest...
23-Jun-2014 11:00 AM EDT

The Ugly Truth about Summer Allergies

Summer allergies can cause severe symptoms for some sufferers, and can be just as bad as the spring and fall seasons. Some unusual symptoms can leave you looking like you lost a round in a boxing ring.
10-Jun-2014 8:00 AM EDT

No Harm in Yoga: but Not Much Help for Asthma Sufferers

A report in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology examined 14 studies to determine the effectiveness of yoga in the treatment of asthma and found there isn’t enough evidence to support yoga as a routine intervention to alleviate symptoms.
3-Jun-2014 10:00 AM EDT

E-Cigarettes: Not a Healthy Alternative to Smoking

A new study in the June issue of Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology examines the risks of e-cigarettes, including the ongoing dependence on nicotine, as well as the dangers of the dual use of e-cigarettes and regular cigarettes.
27-May-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Asthma Sufferers May Be Prone to Bone Loss

Some of the 26 million Americans with asthma may also be prone to bone loss. According to a study published today in the May issue of Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, there seems to be association between asthma and a decrease in bone mineral...
30-Apr-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Stop the Wheeze and get Screened for Free

Allergy and asthma are national epidemics that are on the rise, affecting more than 76 million Americans. But what many people don’t know is these two conditions go hand-in-hand, many asthma sufferers also have an allergy. To help children and...
22-Apr-2014 2:00 PM EDT

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