Newswise — As the nation swelters, millions of allergy and asthma sufferers are struggling for a deep breath, and it’s more than just a nuisance for some.

Allergist Dr. Stanley Fineman, president-elect of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) is available to discuss how the heat can affect the respiratory system and what people can do to find relief from their symptoms.

Information on allergies and asthma is available at, along with an allergist locator.