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Let it Snow, But Don’t Let Your Allergies Be “Frightful”


The 50 million allergy and asthma sufferers in the US are sometimes surprised to learn that indoor allergies strike year-round. They can especially crop up when visiting friends and family around the holidays.
15-Nov-2017 2:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Clinicians Need a Clear Definition of Severe Asthma and Its Phenotypes to Target Precise Management with Biologics and Bronchial Thermoplasty

An article in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology guides medical professionals through the principles involved in using new treatments for severe asthma.
14-Nov-2017 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Two Meds Not Always Better than One for Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis

n a newly updated clinical practice guideline, allergists offer practical advice on the best types and amounts of medications to treat seasonal allergic rhinitis.
3-Nov-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Bradley E. Chipps Installed as ACAAI President, Todd A. Mahr Elected President-Elect

Bradley E. Chipps, MD, Sacramento, CA, was installed as president of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) at the ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting in Boston on October 30.Todd A. Mahr, MD, LaCrosse, WI, was elected ACAAI...
19-Oct-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Allergists Examine “Webside Manner”

How does an allergist communicate effectively with his or her patient when they’re not in the same room with the person being examined? The issue of improving “webside” manner – is one topic in a panel discussion on telemedicine during the...
19-Oct-2017 4:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Dogs May Protect Against Childhood Eczema and Asthma

“Good dog!” Two studies being presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) Annual Scientific Meeting show there may be even more reason to love your dog. The first study shows babies born in a home with a dog –...
19-Oct-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Eczema Plus Family History Can Mean a Longer Hospital Stay for Kids with Asthma

Asthma and allergies are related, and many people who suffer from asthma have allergies that trigger their asthma. Research being presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology’s (ACAAI) Annual Scientific Meeting examines the...
19-Oct-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Treatments Help Those with Mild, Moderate and Severe Eczema

If you think only infants suffer from eczema, think again. The uncomfortable, itchy rash that most people relate to babies and young children occurs frequently in adults. Although many adults with atopic dermatitis (commonly known as eczema)develop...
19-Oct-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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