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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


Majority of U.S. Adults Prescribed Epinephrine Report Not Using It in an Emergency

A new study shows in an emergency, 52 percent of adults with potentially life-threatening allergies didn’t use the epinephrine auto-injectors (EAI) they were prescribed.
18-Jun-2018 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Older Adults with Asthma Are Happier When They Have More Say in Their Care

A new study in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology shows that a greater desire by older asthma patients for involvement in medical decision-making was associated with a better quality of life
5-Jun-2018 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Adolescents with Hay Fever Have Higher Rates of Anxiety and Depression, Lower Resistance to Stress

An article published in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology shows allergies can have serious, far-reaching consequences, especially on adolescent sufferers.
24-May-2018 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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