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Hidden Halloween Allergy and Asthma Triggers Are Truly Frightful

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.
9-Oct-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Racism a Factor in Asthma Control for Young African American Children

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.
12-Sep-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Leaves are Falling. Autumn is Calling. So are Fall Allergies

While symptoms for each allergy season may be similar, the treatment can look very different, particularly if immunotherapy is an option.
7-Aug-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Don’t Let Back to School Mean Back to Allergy and Asthma Symptoms

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.
11-Jul-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Despite Reports of Shortages, Epinephrine Autoinjectors are Available

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.
10-Jul-2019 4:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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.
10-Jun-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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

Feeling as though there are too many things to think about as you plan your transition from high school senior to college freshman?
1-May-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Confidence in Asthma Inhaler Technique Doesn’t Match Actual Skills

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.
25-Apr-2019 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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


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