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During COVID-19 Pandemic, Normal Allergy and Asthma Medications Should Be Continued

There is no data to suggest that continuing allergy and asthma medications will have any effect on increasing your risk of getting the COVID-19 infection, or if you get the infection, lead to a worse outcome.
26-Mar-2020 5:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

A Message to Asthma Sufferers About a Shortage of Albuterol Metered Dose Inhalers

Certain areas of the country are experiencing shortages of albuterol inhalers. There are options for asthma sufferers who can't get an inhaler.
23-Mar-2020 2:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Important Information About COVID-19 for Those with Asthma

COVID-19 is causing confusion and anxiety for many, including those with asthma. The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology advises staying on your asthma medications to keep asthma under control.
12-Mar-2020 4:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Focused Allergy Treatment May be Your Best Bet for Managing Symptoms

Spring allergies can be tricky to treat because not everyone is allergic to the same things, even though symptoms may look a lot alike
3-Mar-2020 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Allergists Encourage Parents of Food Allergic Kids to Recognize Their Own Anxiety

Allergists advise parents of children with food allergies to to offer fact-based strategies in order to not increase their child’s concerns.
20-Feb-2020 4:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Which Type of Summer Camp Should You Choose for Your Child with Allergies or Asthma?

When choosing the right summer camp for your child with allergies or asthma, consider what kind of program best fits your child’s medical needs related to allergy and asthma symptoms.
19-Feb-2020 10:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Five Things Your Sweetie with Allergies Doesn’t Want for Valentine’s Day

Some Valentine's Day gifts can cause allergy and asthma symptoms and should be avoided no matter how much you think they might convey your devotion.
21-Jan-2020 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Forty Percent of People with Peanut Allergies Can Eat Tree Nuts but Choose to Avoid Them

Nearly 90 percent of peanut-allergic individuals in the study could potentially tolerate almonds, but 33 percent preferred strict avoidance due to fear of an allergic reaction.
18-Dec-2019 10:20 AM EST Add to Favorites


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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

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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.
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Expert Allergist Available to Advise Parents on Preventing Peanut Allergy by Introducing Their Infant to Peanut-Containing Foods

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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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