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Moms of Food-Allergic Kids Need Dietician’s Support

According to a new study published in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, providing parents with detailed, individual advice from a dietician is a key component of effective food allergy care.
11-Dec-2014 12:00 PM EST

Study Shows Epinephrine Auto-injectors and Asthma Inhalers Used Incorrectly

According to a new study, misuse of epinephrine auto-injectors has been documented in cases of fatal anaphylaxis. In the study, only 16 percent of those prescribed epinephrine for severe allergic reactions used their auto-injector properly, and only...
11-Dec-2014 12:00 PM EST

If You Are Having a Severe Allergic Reaction, You Need Epinephrine First and Fast

According to new guidelines published in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, the scientific publication of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI), the fast administration of epinephrine is essential to the treatment...
25-Nov-2014 8:00 AM EST

James Sublett Installed as ACAAI President, Bryan Martin Elected President-Elect

James L. Sublett, M.D., Louisville, Kentucky, was installed president of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) at the ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting in Atlanta on Nov. 10. Bryan L. Martin, DO, Columbus, Ohio, was elected...
28-Oct-2014 8:00 AM EDT

2014’s Famous “Pollen Vortex” Didn’t Happen

Last year’s long, harsh winter was brutal, and caused some experts to predict the “polar vortex” would turn into the “pollen vortex,” and make allergy sufferers more miserable than ever before. But the “pollen vortex” didn’t happen...
28-Oct-2014 8:00 AM EDT

Best Treatments for Allergic Conditions? Some Doctors Don’t Even Know

Some doctors don’t know fact from fiction when it comes to treating allergies.
28-Oct-2014 8:00 AM EDT

Does Father Really Know Best? Maybe Not When it Comes to Controlling Asthma

According to a study presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) Annual Scientific Meeting, teens and caregivers have different levels of asthma health literacy, and teens don’t necessarily get their information...
28-Oct-2014 8:00 AM EDT

Orange is not the New Black: Just Highly Allergenic for One Toddler

According to a study presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) Annual Scientific Meeting, a two and-a-half year-old girl in Pennsylvania suffered a life-threatening allergic reaction (anaphylaxis) to eating an...
28-Oct-2014 8:00 AM EDT

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