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Pregnant Women with Asthma Need to Curb Urge to ask for Antibiotics

A new study found that twice as many children born to mothers who took antibiotics during pregnancy were diagnosed with asthma by age 3 than children born to mothers who didn’t take prenatal antibiotics.
3-Mar-2015 10:05 AM EST

Marijuana: The Allergen You Never Knew Existed

As marijuana’s legal status throughout the country continues to change, people should know it can cause allergic reactions.
3-Mar-2015 10:05 AM EST

It’s a War on Pollen during Spring Allergy Season

Tip sheet on best ways to combat symptoms of spring allergies.
10-Feb-2015 8:00 AM EST

Can We Talk? Patients May Avoid Topic of Work-Related Asthma for Fear of Losing Jobs

A new study published in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology shows that only 15 percent of employed adults with asthma discussed with their doctor how work might affect their condition. However, of the employed adults with asthma, 46...
28-Jan-2015 7:30 AM EST

Leave Your Sweetie Breathless This Valentine’s Day – but Not From an Allergic Response

Tips for those who are out to impress this February 14th on how to keep their sweetheart safe from suffering an allergic response. You want to leave your loved one breathless with anticipation, not breathless from an asthma attack.
20-Jan-2015 11:00 AM EST

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

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