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ACAAI Provides Further Guidance on Risk of Allergic Reactions to mRNA COVID-19 Vaccines

Updated guidance says those getting vaccine should be screened for history of severe allergic reaction to a vaccine.
7-Jan-2021 1:20 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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Luz Fonacier Installed as ACAAI President

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 Add to Favorites

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Luz Fonacier fue instalada como presidenta del 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.
9-Nov-2020 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Nearly One in Five Food-Allergic Children and One in Five Parents of Food-Allergic Children Are Bullied

A new study being presented at this year’s virtual ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting shows that nearly one in five parents of food-allergic kids are the target of bullying by a multitude of sources.
9-Nov-2020 7:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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With or Without Allergies, Outcomes Similar for Hospitalized Patients with COVID-19

A new study being presented at this year’s virtual American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) Annual Scientific Meeting examined hospital data and determined those with allergic conditions did not have more severe COVID-related...
9-Nov-2020 7:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Con o sin alergias, el resultado final es similar para todos los pacientes hospitalizados con COVID-19

Un nuevo estudio que se presenta en la Reunión científica anual del ACAAI analiza los datos de los hospitales para determinar si aquellas personas con condiciones alérgicas tenían enfermedades más graves relacionadas con el COVID en...
9-Nov-2020 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


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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.
15-Sep-2020 1:10 PM EDT

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Telemedicine expert Tania Elliott, MD, available for interviews to discuss how to conduct telemedicine appointments

6-Apr-2020 10:45 AM EDT

Infectious disease/international travel expert available to speak on Coronavirus

29-Jan-2020 10:45 AM EST

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

You may not want to think about fall allergies, but if you start planning now, your allergy symptoms will likely be much less severe, and you’ll be able to enjoy the beauty the fall season brings.
14-Aug-2018 2:05 PM EDT

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Looking for an Asthma Expert to Discuss Today's CDC Report on the Decline of Asthma Attacks in Children?

6-Feb-2018 12:05 PM EST

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Expert Allergist Available to Advise Those with Asthma on Complications Caused by the Flu

19-Jan-2018 1:05 PM EST

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Know What Resources Help Protect Against Asthma Attacks

May is Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month – the perfect time to help your audience discover previously unknown facts about controlling asthma.
19-Apr-2017 3:40 PM EDT

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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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