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Got Teens with Allergies and Asthma? They want Halloween Fun Too

For teens with allergies and asthma, a few extra Halloween precautions need to be put in place to keep them safe from triggers that can send them down a path of sneezing, wheezing or coughing.
3-Oct-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


New Study Shows Eczema in African Americans is More Difficult to Treat

A new study published in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology suggests African Americans have greater treatment challenges with AD than European Americans and require higher doses of some medications to get relief.
11-Sep-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


What is Shared Decision-Making and How Does It Work for Allergists?

A new article published in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, walks allergists and other health care providers through the steps involved in shared decision-making (SDM). It also details what is, and what is not, SDM.
5-Sep-2018 10:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Autoinjector Shortage? Alternatives Are Available

The media is reporting a shortage for EpiPens just as the new school year is starting - but the good news is that alternatives are available.
17-Aug-2018 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Kindergartener or College Student, Your Child with Allergies Needs to Prepare for Back to School

No matter the age of the child, every parent wants to make sure their kid is safe from allergy and asthma flares when heading off to school in the fall.
30-Jul-2018 4:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Allergy Clinic Finds Large Percentage of Anaphylaxis Cases Were From Tick Bite Meat Allergy

An increase in the Lone Star tick population since 2006, and the ability to recognize the ticks as the source of “alpha gal” allergy to red meat has meant significantly more cases of anaphylaxis being properly identified.
25-Jul-2018 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Study Shows Painful Eczema Symptoms Negatively Impact Quality of Life

A new study published in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology shows that eczema symptoms can have a profoundly negative impact on quality of life for those who suffer – even worse than for those with common chronic illnesses like heart...
11-Jul-2018 3:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites


New Pediatric Asthma Yardstick Has Treatment Guidance for Children of Every Age

The Pediatric Asthma Yardstick, a new guideline from the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, offers a user-friendly “operational document”. It helps health care professionals understand which controller treatments are right for...
9-Jul-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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