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Texas School District Risks Children’s Lives by Using Benadryl Instead of Stock Epinephrine

The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology strongly urges the Weatherford Independent School District to reconsider their decision to use Benadryl in place of epinephrine for allergic reactions.
9-Jan-2019 4:50 PM EST Add to Favorites


Simplify the Holidays: Reducing Stress Could Cut Allergy and Asthma Symptoms

If you can reduce the overall stress that comes with the holidays, maybe you can also cut down your allergy and asthma symptoms
26-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Patient Advocates, Medical Professionals and Industry Stakeholders Unite to Curb Oral Corticosteroid Overexposure in Asthma Treatment

Chronic use of oral corticosteroids to treat moderate-to-severe asthma flares creates the potential for serious health risks.
19-Nov-2018 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Todd A. Mahr Installed as ACAAI President

New ACAAI President and President-Elect take office
8-Nov-2018 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Treatment to Protect People with Peanut Allergies ready for FDA Review

Final research results for a new treatment for protection against accidental exposure to peanut were presented today at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) Annual Scientific Meeting and published in the New England Journal...
13-Nov-2018 12:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Sucking Your Baby’s Pacifier to Clean It May Prevent Allergies

New research suggests a link between parental sucking on a pacifier and a lower allergic response among young children.
8-Nov-2018 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Milk Allergy Affects Half of U.S. Food-Allergic Kids Under Age One

New research found that over two percent of all U.S. children under the age of 5 have a milk allergy, and 53 percent of food-allergic infants under age 1 have a cow’s milk allergy.
8-Nov-2018 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Secondhand Marijuana Smoke Causes Asthma Symptoms in Child Allergic to Cannabis

New research shows it’s possible for both children and adults with uncontrolled asthma to find their symptoms worsening due to cannabis allergy and exposure to marijuana smoke.
8-Nov-2018 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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