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Newswise: Despite Reports of Shortages, Epinephrine Autoinjectors are Available

Despite Reports of Shortages, Epinephrine Autoinjectors are Available

American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Despite the shortage of EpiPens over the last year, other autoinjectors are available in pharmacies and should be considered by anyone who has a severe allergy that might result in anaphylaxis.

Channels: Allergies, Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals,

Released:
10-Jul-2019 4:40 PM EDT
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“Ouch, it stung me!” — Sting allergies can bee a real buzzkill

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Spending time outdoors may seem as sweet as honey, but a UAB pediatrician says sting allergies can bee a real buzzkill if you are not careful.

Channels: Allergies, Children's Health,

Released:
8-Jul-2019 8:05 AM EDT
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    2-Jul-2019 9:00 AM EDT
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26-Jun-2019 1:55 PM EDT
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New research hopes to identify individuals at risk of clinically significant COPD

University of Alabama at Birmingham

New research from UAB provides evidence, for the first time, to continue using the criteria set by major respiratory societies for the diagnosis of airflow obstruction and COPD.

Channels: All Journal News, Allergies, Respiratory Diseases and Disorders,

Released:
25-Jun-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Make Sure Your Red, White and Blue Celebration is Allergy- and Asthma-Free

Make Sure Your Red, White and Blue Celebration is Allergy- and Asthma-Free

American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

If red, white and blue equals hives, tissues and shortness of breath due to asthma, your Fourth of July celebration isn’t headed in the right direction.

Channels: Allergies, Asthma, Smoking, Summer,

Released:
10-Jun-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Skin Patch Shows Promise for Children with Milk-Induced Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Skin Patch Shows Promise for Children with Milk-Induced Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

A new study from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia finds that a skin patch may be useful in treating children with a painful, chronic condition called eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), triggered by milk.

Channels: Allergies, Children's Health, Food Science, All Journal News,

Released:
22-May-2019 4:25 PM EDT
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Newswise: Exposing vaccine hesitant to real-life pain of diseases makes them more pro-vaccine

Exposing vaccine hesitant to real-life pain of diseases makes them more pro-vaccine

Brigham Young University

The re-introduction of measles, mumps and other previously eradicated diseases to the United States is nothing short of a public health crisis

Channels: All Journal News, Allergies, Asthma, Immunology, Public Health, Vaccines,

Released:
22-May-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Newswise: The Medical Minute: Six tips for safe spring cleaning

The Medical Minute: Six tips for safe spring cleaning

Penn State Health

Spring cleaning is a great way to give your home a fresh start and give yourself a sense of accomplishment. But it can be hazardous to your health if you don’t take the proper precautions, especially if you have asthma or other chronic lung conditions.

Channels: Allergies, Immunology, In the Home,

Released:
1-May-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Preparation is Key as You Head to College with Allergies and Asthma

Preparation is Key as You Head to College with Allergies and Asthma

American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Feeling as though there are too many things to think about as you plan your transition from high school senior to college freshman?

Channels: Allergies, Asthma, Immunology,

Released:
1-May-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Newswise: Confidence in Asthma Inhaler Technique Doesn’t Match Actual Skills
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    30-Apr-2019 12:05 AM EDT
Released:
25-Apr-2019 8:00 AM EDT
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