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ACAAI Updates Guidance on Risk of Allergic Reactions to COVID-19 Vaccines

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
11-Mar-2021 10:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Moms Need Guidance on What to Eat When Their Breastfeeding Infant Has a Food Allergy

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.
4-Mar-2021 12:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Update: What You Need to Know About 2021 Spring Allergies

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.
17-Feb-2021 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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In Survey of Those with Uncontrolled Asthma, Half Smoked Cannabis

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.
2-Feb-2021 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Frequently Asked Patient Questions About the Covid-19 Vaccine

As more people receive the COVID-19 vaccines, more people have questions about allergic reactions. Those questions are answered in this FAQ.
27-Jan-2021 12:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

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COVID-19 Precautions Don’t Mean an Absence of Romance this Valentine’s Day

Keeping loved ones with allergies and asthma healthy on Valentine's Day can be very romantic.
26-Jan-2021 8:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Resolutions for 2021: Staying COVID-Free, Keeping Allergy and Asthma Symptoms Under Control

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.
16-Dec-2020 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Despite Allergies, Asthma, a COVID Holiday Can Still Be Merry and Bright

Despite downsized holiday celebrations, your allergies and asthma need full scale precautions to get you through the season.
8-Dec-2020 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


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Does More Pollen Mean Worse Allergy Symptoms? Probably

Climate change has made pollen season longer and worse throughout North America - bad news for those who suffer with nasal allergies.
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ACAAI COVID-19 Task Force Members available to discuss allergic reactions to mRNA vaccines

22-Dec-2020 12:50 PM EST

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Experts Urge Those with Asthma to Take Extra Care as Wildfires Burn in Western U.S.

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.
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Get Ready for Fall Allergies Because They’re Headed Your Way

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The ACAAI is a professional medical organization of more than 6,000 allergists-immunologists and allied health professionals, headquartered in Arlington Heights, Ill. The College fosters a culture of collaboration and congeniality in which its members work together and with others toward the common goals of patient care, education, advocacy and research. ACAAI allergists are board-certified physicians trained to diagnose allergies and asthma, administer immunotherapy, and provide patients with the best treatment outcomes. For more information and to find relief, visit www.AllergyandAsthmaRelief.org.

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