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Newswise: Create Halloween Scares That Are Safe and Fun for Kids with Allergies and Asthma
Released: 28-Sep-2022 8:00 AM EDT
Create Halloween Scares That Are Safe and Fun for Kids with Allergies and Asthma
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

It’s best not to combine Halloween scares with allergy and asthma flares. ACAAI has tips for making Halloween safe and fun for kids with allergies and asthma.

Released: 7-Sep-2022 3:15 PM EDT
Five Reasons You Should Attend the First Ever Joint CSACI-ACAAI Conference
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

The Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (CSACI) and the American College of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology (ACAAI) are partnering for the first-ever North American Pediatric Allergy and Asthma Congress (NAPAAC).

Newswise: There is Breaking News You Haven’t Heard Regarding Allergies and Asthma
Released: 19-Aug-2022 11:20 AM EDT
There is Breaking News You Haven’t Heard Regarding Allergies and Asthma
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Media are invited to pre-register for the ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting in Louisville, KY, November 10-14.

Newswise: New Study: 36% of YouTube Videos Contain Misleading Hay Fever Information
Released: 10-Aug-2022 9:50 AM EDT
New Study: 36% of YouTube Videos Contain Misleading Hay Fever Information
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

A new study in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology showed misleading content regarding hay fever on YouTube generated a higher amount of user interaction in terms of likes and comments than videos with useful content.

Newswise: Celebrate Stars and Stripes Minus Allergy and Asthma Symptoms
Released: 23-Jun-2022 8:30 AM EDT
Celebrate Stars and Stripes Minus Allergy and Asthma Symptoms
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Start preparing now to make your 4th of July holiday allergy and asthma-free.

Newswise: Turn Down the Heat on Summer Allergies
Released: 8-Jun-2022 8:30 AM EDT
Turn Down the Heat on Summer Allergies
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Allergy and asthma symptoms can feel particularly out of control during summer months. The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology offer tips on how to keep symptoms in check.

Newswise: New Study: Longer Duration of Exclusive Breastfeeding Has Protective Effect on Childhood Asthma
Released: 25-May-2022 10:10 AM EDT
New Study: Longer Duration of Exclusive Breastfeeding Has Protective Effect on Childhood Asthma
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

A new study in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology shows that a longer period of exclusive breastfeeding was associated with decreased odds of current asthma.

Newswise: Study Shows COVID-19 Increased Anxiety and Symptoms for Asthma Sufferers
Released: 5-May-2022 8:00 AM EDT
Study Shows COVID-19 Increased Anxiety and Symptoms for Asthma Sufferers
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Two studies in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology showed different responses to the stresses of COVID-19. COVID-19 increased anxiety and symptoms for asthma sufferers, while parents of children with food allergies suffered less anxiety.

Newswise: Those With Asthma Not at Greater Risk for Severe Disease from COVID-19
Released: 19-Apr-2022 8:00 AM EDT
Those With Asthma Not at Greater Risk for Severe Disease from COVID-19
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Research over the past two years has shown that, contrary to early opinion, asthma doesn’t seem to make COVID-19 more severe or deadly for those who suffer from the disease.

Newswise: What Allergists Want You to Know About the 2022 Spring Allergy Season
Released: 22-Feb-2022 8:00 AM EST
What Allergists Want You to Know About the 2022 Spring Allergy Season
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

With Covid still on people's minds, they might not be thinking about spring allergies, so symptoms could sneak up on them. It's important to stay ahead of symptoms.

Newswise: Keep COVID-19 Precautions, Along with Romance, on Your Radar on Valentine’s Day
Released: 25-Jan-2022 7:00 AM EST
Keep COVID-19 Precautions, Along with Romance, on Your Radar on Valentine’s Day
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Five suggestions from ACAAI to keep love and passion top of mind, while also steering a course to help loved ones control allergy or asthma symptoms.

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Released: 17-Dec-2021 11:05 AM EST
Keeping Allergy and Asthma Symptoms Under Control in the New Year
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Making small, manageable adjustments is a great start to getting on a healthier path and seeing improvements in controlling allergy and asthma flares.

Newswise: Better Identification of Sesame in Food Packaging Needed to Avoid Anaphylaxis
Released: 15-Dec-2021 9:45 AM EST
Better Identification of Sesame in Food Packaging Needed to Avoid Anaphylaxis
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

A new study in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology found that among those who self-reported an allergic reaction to sesame, more than 56% of products which contained sesame did not declare sesame on the label.

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Released: 23-Nov-2021 9:45 AM EST
How to Plan a Holiday Season Free of COVID, Allergies and Asthma
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

With a bit of preparation ahead of your holiday events, you can make sure everyone is safe from allergy and asthma flares, in addition to possible COVID-19 exposure.

1-Nov-2021 8:00 AM EDT
Mark Corbett es designado como presidente del ACAAI
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

El alergista Mark Corbett, MD, de Louisville, KY, fue designado como presidente del Colegio Americano de Alergia, Asma e Inmunología (ACAAI) en la Reunión científica anual del ACAAI el 8 de noviembre en Nueva Orleans.

1-Nov-2021 8:05 AM EDT
Mark Corbett Installed as ACAAI President
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Allergist Mark Corbett, MD, of Louisville, KY, was installed as president of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology at the ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting on November 8 in New Orleans.

1-Nov-2021 8:00 AM EDT
Las mujeres embarazadas con etiqueta de alergia a la penicilina deberían evaluar su alergia para reducir la exposición a antibióticos
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Un nuevo estudio que se presenta en la Reunión científica anual del ACAAI de este año mostró que la mayoría de las mujeres embarazadas con una etiqueta de alergia a la penicilina a las que se les hizo la prueba no eran alérgicas y podían tolerar la penicilina durante el parto.

1-Nov-2021 8:00 AM EDT
Caso médicamente desafiante muestra que los AINE pueden provocar anafilaxia inducida por ejercicio
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Un nuevo caso médicamente difícil presentado en la Reunión Científica Anual del ACAAI de este año informa de una situación en la que un medicamento antinflamatorio no esteroideo (AINE) causó una reacción anafiláctica en una maratonista.

1-Nov-2021 8:00 AM EDT
Nuevo estudio muestra que los latinos con COVID-19 tenían una mayor probabilidad de presentar exacerbaciones del asma
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Un nuevo estudio que se presenta en la Reunión científica anual del ACAAI de este año revela que la población latina con asma tenían 4.6 veces más probabilidad que la población negra de presentar exacerbaciones del asma (asma no controlada) después de la COVID-19 y 2.9 veces más probabilidad que la población blanca.

1-Nov-2021 8:00 AM EDT
New Study Shows Latinos with COVID-19 Had Higher Probability of Developing Asthma Exacerbations
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

A new study being presented at this year’s ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting reveals Latinos with asthma were 4.6 times more likely than Blacks to develop asthma exacerbations (uncontrolled asthma) following COIVD-19, and 2.9 times more likely than whites.

1-Nov-2021 8:00 AM EDT
Increased Frequency of Eating Eggs in Infancy Associated with Decreased Egg Allergy Later On
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

A new study being presented at this year’s ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting reveals that early egg introduction is associated with decreased egg allergy.

1-Nov-2021 8:00 AM EDT
Medically Challenging Case Shows NSAIDs Can Prompt Exercise-Induced Anaphylaxis
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

A new medically challenging case presented at this year’s ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting reports a situation in which a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug caused an anaphylactic reaction in a female runner.

1-Nov-2021 8:00 AM EDT
Pregnant Women with Penicillin Allergy Label Should be Tested to Reduce Antibiotic Exposure
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

A new study being presented at this year’s ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting showed the majority of pregnant women with a penicillin allergy label who were tested were not allergic and could tolerate penicillin during labor.

1-Nov-2021 8:00 AM EDT
Most Young People with Asthma Haven’t Been Prepared to Transition to Adult Asthma Care
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

A new study being presented at this ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting reveals that most young adults surveyed did not receive sufficient transition preparation from their pediatric asthma providers.

1-Nov-2021 8:00 AM EDT
La mayoría de personas jóvenes con asma no han recibido una preparación para su transición a la atención del asma en la edad adulta
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Un nuevo estudio que se presenta en la Reunión científica anual del ACAAI de este año revela que la mayoría de los adultos encuestados no recibió preparación suficiente para su transición de parte de sus proveedores de la salud de asma infantil.

1-Nov-2021 8:00 AM EDT
Four Years After Release of Guidelines, Parents Still Not Informed About Early Peanut Introduction
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

A new study being presented at this year’s ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting reveals that although 58% of those surveyed reported their primary care physician discussed early peanut introduction, only 40% of the parents said they received a recommendation to introduce peanut by 11 months of age.

1-Nov-2021 8:00 AM EDT
Las posibles reacciones alérgicas a la vacuna contra la COVID-19 no deben significar no ponerse la vacuna
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Dos nuevos estudios que se presentan en la Reunión científica anual del ACAAI de este año muestran que la mayoría de las personas que piensan que tendrán una reacción alérgica, o que creen que han tenido una respuesta alérgica a la primera vacuna, pueden recibir todas las dosis de la vacuna de forma segura.

1-Nov-2021 8:00 AM EDT
A pesar del cambio climático, los niños con asma en Los Ángeles no tuvieron un aumento en los diagnósticos de alergia
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Un nuevo estudio que se presenta en la Reunión científica anual del ACAAI de este año hizo un seguimiento de 5874 niños con asma en Los Ángeles durante 15 años y descubrió que no hubo un aumento de las sensibilizaciones alérgicas.

1-Nov-2021 8:00 AM EDT
Possible Allergic Reaction to COVID-19 Vaccine Shouldn’t Mean Skipping the Vaccine
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Two new studies being presented at this year’s ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting show most people who think they will have an allergic reaction, or who believe they have had an allergic response to the first vaccine, can safely be fully vaccinated.

1-Nov-2021 8:00 AM EDT
Despite Climate Change, Kids with Asthma in Los Angeles Didn’t Have an Increase in Allergy Diagnoses
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

A new study being presented at this year’s ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting followed 5,874 kids with asthma in Los Angeles for 15 years and found no increase in allergic sensitizations.

1-Nov-2021 8:00 AM EDT
Cuatro años después de la publicación de las directrices, aún no se informa a los padres sobre la incorporación temprana del cacahuate
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Un nuevo estudio que se presenta en la Reunión científica anual del ACAAI de este año revela que, aunque el 58 % de los encuestados informaron de que su médico de atención primaria (PCP) les habló sobre la incorporación temprana del cacahuate, solo el 40 % de los padres dijo haber recibido una recomendación de incorporar el cacahuate antes de los 11 meses de edad.

1-Nov-2021 8:00 AM EDT
El aumento de la frecuencia de comer huevos en el primer año de vida se asocia con menos probabilidades de tener alergia al huevo más adelante
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Un nuevo estudio que se presenta en la Reunión científica anual del ACAAI de este año revela que la incorporación temprana del huevo está asociada con una menor probabilidad de tener alergia al huevo.

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Released: 5-Oct-2021 8:00 AM EDT
Another COVID-19 Halloween: Keeping Kids Safe from Viruses, Allergies and Asthma
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Parents need to put precautions in place for Halloween to make sure kids stay safe from COVID-19, and allergy and asthma triggers.

Released: 21-Sep-2021 12:35 PM EDT
Looking for the most up-to-date allergy and asthma news? You’re in the right place
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

ACAAI is having an in-person meeting this year to deliver the latest news in allergies, asthma, and immunology.

Released: 10-Aug-2021 8:00 AM EDT
Your COVID-19 Facemask May Also Be Protecting You from Allergies
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

The end of summer means the beginning of fall allergy season. But you’ve probably already got at least one protective measure in place: your COVID-19 mask.

Released: 27-Jul-2021 8:00 AM EDT
This Fall, Keep Kids Safe from COVID-19, as Well as Allergy and Asthma Triggers
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

For parents of kids with allergies and asthma, preventing their kids from suffering flares of these conditions, along with preventing COVID-19, will top their priority list this school year.

Released: 5-May-2021 11:05 AM EDT
This Summer, Camps Need to Protect Kids From COVID-19, and Allergy and Asthma Triggers
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

This summer, camps for kids will not only have to protect kids from COVID-19, but kids with allergies and asthma will need to be kept safe from an allergic reaction or asthma flare.

Released: 14-Apr-2021 8:00 AM EDT
Does More Pollen Mean Worse Allergy Symptoms? Probably
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Climate change has made pollen season longer and worse throughout North America - bad news for those who suffer with nasal allergies.

Released: 11-Mar-2021 10:30 AM EST
ACAAI Updates Guidance on Risk of Allergic Reactions to COVID-19 Vaccines
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

An update from the ACAAI COVID-19 Vaccine Task Force on the risk of allergic reactions to COVID-19 vaccines - including the Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Released: 4-Mar-2021 12:30 PM EST
Moms Need Guidance on What to Eat When Their Breastfeeding Infant Has a Food Allergy
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

A new study in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology found that more than 28% of surveyed women were given no guidance on whether they could eat the same food their breastfeeding child was allergic to.

Released: 17-Feb-2021 1:05 PM EST
Update: What You Need to Know About 2021 Spring Allergies
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

An ACAAI practice guideline offers new information on how to manage the symptoms that come with hay fever -- namely sneezing, itchy nose, runny nose, and congestion.

Released: 2-Feb-2021 8:00 AM EST
In Survey of Those with Uncontrolled Asthma, Half Smoked Cannabis
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

A new survey in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology shows that of those who used cannabis, about half smoked it while a third vaped – both “inhalation routes” likely to affect one’s lungs.

Released: 27-Jan-2021 12:30 PM EST
Frequently Asked Patient Questions About the Covid-19 Vaccine
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

As more people receive the COVID-19 vaccines, more people have questions about allergic reactions. Those questions are answered in this FAQ.

Released: 26-Jan-2021 8:00 PM EST
COVID-19 Precautions Don’t Mean an Absence of Romance this Valentine’s Day
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Keeping loved ones with allergies and asthma healthy on Valentine's Day can be very romantic.

Released: 16-Dec-2020 8:00 AM EST
Resolutions for 2021: Staying COVID-Free, Keeping Allergy and Asthma Symptoms Under Control
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

As we wait for COVID-19 to be contained, allergies and asthma haven't gone away and need to be addressed in the new year.

Released: 8-Dec-2020 8:00 AM EST
Despite Allergies, Asthma, a COVID Holiday Can Still Be Merry and Bright
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Despite downsized holiday celebrations, your allergies and asthma need full scale precautions to get you through the season.

9-Nov-2020 8:00 AM EST
Luz Fonacier Installed as ACAAI President
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Luz Fonacier, MD, of Mineola NY, was installed as president of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) at the virtual ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting on November 15.

9-Nov-2020 8:00 AM EST
Luz Fonacier fue instalada como presidenta del ACAAI
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

El 14 de noviembre, durante la Reunión Científica Anual virtual, la Dra. Luz Fonacier de Mineola NY, fue instalada como presidenta del ACAAI. La Dra. Fonacier es la cuarta mujer y la primera presidenta asiático-americana de la ACAAI.


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