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Newswise: PTAC Unanimously Recommends First Specialty-focused APM for a Chronic Condition to HHS Secretary for Consideration
Released: 16-Sep-2020 11:05 AM EDT
PTAC Unanimously Recommends First Specialty-focused APM for a Chronic Condition to HHS Secretary for Consideration
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

The ACAAI PCACP model is a value-based care model that gives physicians specializing in asthma care the resources and flexibility they need to better diagnose and manage patients with asthma.

Newswise: Experts Urge Those with Asthma to Take Extra Care as Wildfires Burn in Western U.S.
Released: 15-Sep-2020 1:10 PM EDT
Experts Urge Those with Asthma to Take Extra Care as Wildfires Burn in Western U.S.
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

As wildfires continue to burn across western U.S. states, those with respiratory illnesses such as asthma need to be alert to the effects of smoke on their breathing.

Newswise: As COVID-19 Continues, Getting a Flu Shot Is Vital to Protecting Your Health
Released: 10-Sep-2020 1:45 PM EDT
As COVID-19 Continues, Getting a Flu Shot Is Vital to Protecting Your Health
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

This year, as COVID-19 continues to spread, it’s more important than ever that anyone with asthma get a flu shot to keep them healthy and out of the hospital.

Newswise: Despite Covid, if Fall Allergies Are Bothering You, It’s Time to Get Back in to See Your Allergist
Released: 27-Aug-2020 3:55 PM EDT
Despite Covid, if Fall Allergies Are Bothering You, It’s Time to Get Back in to See Your Allergist
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

The continued presence of COVID-19 has not altered the fact that if you suffer from fall allergies, you may need to return to your allergist for treatment.

Newswise: Back to School This Year Is Far from Back to Normal For Kids with Allergies and Asthma
Released: 28-Jul-2020 8:00 AM EDT
Back to School This Year Is Far from Back to Normal For Kids with Allergies and Asthma
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Kids with allergies and asthma may have to take extra precautions as they head back to school this year.

Newswise: Donating Your Plasma Saves the Lives of Those with Primary Immunodeficiency
Released: 22-Jul-2020 8:00 AM EDT
Donating Your Plasma Saves the Lives of Those with Primary Immunodeficiency
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

The U.S. is currently experiencing a devastating shortage of plasma, and those in need are being forced to skip necessary treatments or go without – a possibly fatal situation.

Newswise: ACAAI Announces Virtual 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting
Released: 8-Jul-2020 10:35 AM EDT
ACAAI Announces Virtual 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Due to COVID-19, this year's ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting will be held virtually.

Newswise: “Saharan Plume” Brings Additional Eye, Nose and Throat Irritation to Allergy Sufferers
Released: 24-Jun-2020 12:35 PM EDT
“Saharan Plume” Brings Additional Eye, Nose and Throat Irritation to Allergy Sufferers
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Allergy and asthma sufferers may find their symptoms are more frequent and severe due to the "Sarahan Plume."

Newswise: You May Be Ready for College, but Are Your Allergies and Asthma?
Released: 21-May-2020 8:00 AM EDT
You May Be Ready for College, but Are Your Allergies and Asthma?
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

As many students will head to campus while COVID-19 is still a concern, it’s especially important that they stay healthy and have a good plan to manage their allergies and asthma.

Newswise: Too Little Sleep Can Mean More Asthma Attacks in Adults
Released: 12-May-2020 8:00 AM EDT
Too Little Sleep Can Mean More Asthma Attacks in Adults
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

A new article in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology reveals that too little sleep, and occasionally too much sleep, can negatively impact adults with asthma.

Newswise: New Guidelines Provide Evidence-Based Recommendations for Treating Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE)
Released: 28-Apr-2020 9:00 AM EDT
New Guidelines Provide Evidence-Based Recommendations for Treating Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE)
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

A new guideline from the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) and the Joint Task Force for Allergy-Immunology Practice Parameters provides recommendations for the management of Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE) in pediatric and adult patients.

Newswise: Recognizing Your Asthma Is Not Well Controlled Is the First Step in Controlling it
Released: 23-Apr-2020 8:00 AM EDT
Recognizing Your Asthma Is Not Well Controlled Is the First Step in Controlling it
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Especially as asthma patients around the world deal with COVID-19, staying on course with their regular treatment in order to keep their asthma under control is more important than ever.

Newswise: During COVID-19 Pandemic, Normal Allergy and Asthma Medications Should Be Continued
Released: 26-Mar-2020 5:50 PM EDT
During COVID-19 Pandemic, Normal Allergy and Asthma Medications Should Be Continued
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

There is no data to suggest that continuing allergy and asthma medications will have any effect on increasing your risk of getting the COVID-19 infection, or if you get the infection, lead to a worse outcome.

Released: 23-Mar-2020 2:25 PM EDT
A Message to Asthma Sufferers About a Shortage of Albuterol Metered Dose Inhalers
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Certain areas of the country are experiencing shortages of albuterol inhalers. There are options for asthma sufferers who can't get an inhaler.

Newswise: Important Information About COVID-19 for Those with Asthma
Released: 12-Mar-2020 4:10 PM EDT
Important Information About COVID-19 for Those with Asthma
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

COVID-19 is causing confusion and anxiety for many, including those with asthma. The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology advises staying on your asthma medications to keep asthma under control.

Newswise: Focused Allergy Treatment May be Your Best Bet for Managing Symptoms
Released: 3-Mar-2020 8:00 AM EST
Focused Allergy Treatment May be Your Best Bet for Managing Symptoms
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Spring allergies can be tricky to treat because not everyone is allergic to the same things, even though symptoms may look a lot alike

Newswise: Allergists Encourage Parents of Food Allergic Kids to Recognize Their Own Anxiety
20-Feb-2020 4:25 PM EST
Allergists Encourage Parents of Food Allergic Kids to Recognize Their Own Anxiety
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Allergists advise parents of children with food allergies to to offer fact-based strategies in order to not increase their child’s concerns.

Newswise: Which Type of Summer Camp Should You Choose for Your Child with Allergies or Asthma?
Released: 19-Feb-2020 10:30 AM EST
Which Type of Summer Camp Should You Choose for Your Child with Allergies or Asthma?
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

When choosing the right summer camp for your child with allergies or asthma, consider what kind of program best fits your child’s medical needs related to allergy and asthma symptoms.

Newswise: Five Things Your Sweetie with Allergies Doesn’t Want for Valentine’s Day
Released: 21-Jan-2020 8:00 AM EST
Five Things Your Sweetie with Allergies Doesn’t Want for Valentine’s Day
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Some Valentine's Day gifts can cause allergy and asthma symptoms and should be avoided no matter how much you think they might convey your devotion.

Newswise: Forty Percent of People with Peanut Allergies Can Eat Tree Nuts but Choose to Avoid Them
Released: 18-Dec-2019 10:20 AM EST
Forty Percent of People with Peanut Allergies Can Eat Tree Nuts but Choose to Avoid Them
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Nearly 90 percent of peanut-allergic individuals in the study could potentially tolerate almonds, but 33 percent preferred strict avoidance due to fear of an allergic reaction.

Newswise: Prenatal and Early Life Exposure to Multiple Air Pollutants Increases Odds of Toddler Allergies
Released: 5-Dec-2019 11:30 AM EST
Prenatal and Early Life Exposure to Multiple Air Pollutants Increases Odds of Toddler Allergies
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

A new article in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology shows a significant association between multiple prenatal and early life exposures to indoor pollutants and the degree of allergic sensitivity in 2-year-olds.

Newswise: Keeping Allergies and Asthma at Bay is the Best Holiday Gift
Released: 18-Nov-2019 12:35 PM EST
Keeping Allergies and Asthma at Bay is the Best Holiday Gift
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

The holidays can be tough to navigate for those with allergies and asthma. There are steps you can take to make your celebrations more fun and joy-filled for the whole family.

31-Oct-2019 8:00 AM EDT
J. Allen Meadows Instalado como Presidente de ACAAI
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

J. Allen Meadows, MD, Montgomery, AL, fue instalado como presidente de la American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology en la reunión científica anual ACAAI en Houston, en Noviembre 11.

31-Oct-2019 8:00 AM EDT
Allen Meadows Installed as ACAAI President
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

J. Allen Meadows, MD, Montgomery, AL, was installed as president of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology at the ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting in Houston on November 11.

31-Oct-2019 8:00 AM EDT
Las vacunas para la alergia pueden ser un tratamiento eficaz para el síndrome de alergia alimentaria al polen pediátrico
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Nuevo estudio muestra que las vacunas contra la alergia (inmunoterapia subcutánea) pueden ser efectivas para reducir síntomas de PFAS para pacientes pediátricos.

31-Oct-2019 8:00 AM EDT
Los datos alternativos de las redes sociales sobre las alergias alimentarias pueden afectar negativamente las decisiones médicas
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Los mitos en redes sociales y la desinformación acerca de alergias a los alimentos tienen impacto negativo en decisiones medicas hechas por personas con alergias a los alimentos

31-Oct-2019 8:05 AM EDT
Pacientes de alergia pediátrica igualmente satisfechos con la telemedicina y citas en persona
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Nuevo estudio muestra que la mayoría de padres de pacientes pediátricos están más o igualmente satisfechos con el tratamiento recibido por sus hijos en visitas tele medicas para alergias y asma.

31-Oct-2019 8:15 AM EDT
Resumen de Noticias: Noticias de última hora sobre cómo la dieta prenatal, el modo de parto y las prácticas de alimentación infantil se relacionan con las alergias pediátricas
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Dos nuevos estudios contienen nueva información de como la dieta prenatal, el método de parto, y las practicas alimenticias en infantes pueden afectar el riesgo de alergias.

31-Oct-2019 8:15 AM EDT
Resumen de noticias: Noticias de última hora sobre la alergia a la penicilina
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Tres nuevos estudios siendo presentados en la reunión científica anual de American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) presentan nueva información en alergias a la penicilina.

31-Oct-2019 8:20 AM EDT
Resumen de noticias: Noticias de última hora sobre las pruebas orales de alimentos
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Dos casos médicamente desafiantes serán presentados en la reunión científica anual de American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) que contienen nueva información sobre los beneficios de los desafíos de comida oral cuando existe un diagnostico de alergias alimenticias.

31-Oct-2019 8:10 AM EDT
Antecedentes familiares de cáncer asociados con el diagnóstico de asma en niños
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Nuevo estudio muestra una asociación entre antecedentes familiares de cáncer y un diagnóstico de asma infantil.

31-Oct-2019 8:00 AM EDT
Social Media Alternative Facts on Food Allergies Can Negatively Impact Medical Decisions
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Social media myths and misinformation about food allergies have a negative impact on medical decisions made by people with food allergies

31-Oct-2019 8:00 AM EDT
Family History of Cancer Associated with Asthma Diagnosis in Children
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

A new study shows an association between a family history of cancer and a childhood asthma diagnosis.

31-Oct-2019 8:00 AM EDT
Pediatric Allergy Patients Equally Satisfied with Telemedicine and In-Person Appointments
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

A new study showed most parents of pediatric patients were more or equally satisfied with the treatment their children received during telemedicine visits for allergies and asthma.

31-Oct-2019 8:00 AM EDT
Allergy Shots May be an Effective Treatment for Pediatric Pollen Food Allergy Syndrome
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

A new study shows that allergy shots (subcutaneous immunotherapy) can be effective in reducing PFAS symptoms for pediatric patients.

31-Oct-2019 8:00 AM EDT
News Roundup: Breaking News on How Prenatal Diet, Delivery Mode and Infant Feeding Practices Relate to Pediatric Allergies
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Two new studies contain new information on how prenatal diet, the way the baby is delivered, and infant feeding practices can affect the risk of allergy.

31-Oct-2019 8:00 AM EDT
News Roundup: Breaking News on Oral Food Challenges
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Two medically challenging cases being presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) Annual Scientific Meeting contain new information on the benefits of oral food challenges when diagnosing food allergies.

31-Oct-2019 8:00 AM EDT
News Roundup: Breaking News on Penicillin Allergy
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Three new studies being presented American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) Annual Scientific Meeting present new information on penicillin allergy.

Newswise: Hidden Halloween Allergy and Asthma Triggers Are Truly Frightful
Released: 9-Oct-2019 10:05 AM EDT
Hidden Halloween Allergy and Asthma Triggers Are Truly Frightful
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Peanuts in candy bars aren’t the only hidden allergens kids with allergies and asthma need to watch for to stay alert to Halloween frights.

Newswise: Racism a Factor in Asthma Control for Young African American Children
12-Sep-2019 10:05 AM EDT
Racism a Factor in Asthma Control for Young African American Children
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

A new article in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology shows an association between African American parents/guardians who have experienced the chronic stress associated with exposure to racism and poor asthma control in their young children.

Newswise: Leaves are Falling. Autumn is Calling. So are Fall Allergies
Released: 7-Aug-2019 10:05 AM EDT
Leaves are Falling. Autumn is Calling. So are Fall Allergies
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

While symptoms for each allergy season may be similar, the treatment can look very different, particularly if immunotherapy is an option.

Newswise: Don’t Let Back to School Mean Back to Allergy and Asthma Symptoms
Released: 11-Jul-2019 11:05 AM EDT
Don’t Let Back to School Mean Back to Allergy and Asthma Symptoms
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

When school starts in the fall, classrooms are often filled with allergic triggers kids don’t face at home, causing parents to see a return of allergy and asthma symptoms they haven’t seen since school let out for the summer.

Newswise: Despite Reports of Shortages, Epinephrine Autoinjectors are Available
Released: 10-Jul-2019 4:40 PM EDT
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.

Newswise: Make Sure Your Red, White and Blue Celebration is Allergy- and Asthma-Free
Released: 10-Jun-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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.

Newswise: Preparation is Key as You Head to College with Allergies and Asthma
Released: 1-May-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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?

Newswise: Confidence in Asthma Inhaler Technique Doesn’t Match Actual Skills
25-Apr-2019 8:00 AM EDT
Confidence in Asthma Inhaler Technique Doesn’t Match Actual Skills
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Many kids with asthma don’t know how to properly use their inhaler. A new study finds that both kids and parents have misplaced confidence in their inhaler technique.

Newswise: You Can’t Exercise if You Have Asthma – And Other Myths You Should Know
Released: 17-Apr-2019 10:05 AM EDT
You Can’t Exercise if You Have Asthma – And Other Myths You Should Know
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

May is Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month – the perfect time to bust some asthma myths that have been around for many years.


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