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


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


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?


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


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


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

Will this Spring Really Bring the Worst Pollen Season Ever? Again?


Must another “worst pollen season ever” leave you helpless in the face of increased allergy triggers? No. Here are some ACAAI tips on coping with pollen and other allergens that arrive with warmer weather.
29-Feb-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Allergy Shots Effective for Baby Boomers Suffering From Seasonal Allergies


A new study shows immunotherapy (allergy shots) in older patients reduced allergy symptoms by 55 percent after three years of therapy, and decreased the amount of medication needed for relief of symptoms by 64 percent.
3-Feb-2016 1:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Which Comes First: Self-Reported Penicillin Allergy or Chronic Hives?


People who have self-reported penicillin allergy may have a three times greater chance of suffering from chronic hives. And people who have chronic hives tend to self-report penicillin allergy at a three times greater rate than the general...
28-Jan-2016 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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