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As Fall Arrives, So Do Fire Ants in Southeastern Parts of the US

Parents should be just as aware of fire ants in the fall as the spring because it’s dangerous for a child to step in a fire ant mound this time of the year and be stung
1-Oct-2020 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Follow Expert Guidelines to Keep Halloween Safe for Those with Allergies and Asthma

A COVID-19 Halloween means additional precautions for kids with allergies and asthma.
29-Sep-2020 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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PTAC Unanimously Recommends First Specialty-focused APM for a Chronic Condition to HHS Secretary for Consideration

The ACAAI PCACP model is a value-based care model that gives physicians specializing in asthma care the resources and flexibility they need to better diagnose and manage patients with asthma.
16-Sep-2020 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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As COVID-19 Continues, Getting a Flu Shot Is Vital to Protecting Your Health

This year, as COVID-19 continues to spread, it’s more important than ever that anyone with asthma get a flu shot to keep them healthy and out of the hospital.
10-Sep-2020 1:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Despite Covid, if Fall Allergies Are Bothering You, It’s Time to Get Back in to See Your Allergist

The continued presence of COVID-19 has not altered the fact that if you suffer from fall allergies, you may need to return to your allergist for treatment.
27-Aug-2020 3:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Back to School This Year Is Far from Back to Normal For Kids with Allergies and Asthma

Kids with allergies and asthma may have to take extra precautions as they head back to school this year.
28-Jul-2020 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Donating Your Plasma Saves the Lives of Those with Primary Immunodeficiency

The U.S. is currently experiencing a devastating shortage of plasma, and those in need are being forced to skip necessary treatments or go without – a possibly fatal situation.
22-Jul-2020 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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ACAAI Announces Virtual 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting

Due to COVID-19, this year's ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting will be held virtually.
8-Jul-2020 10:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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

15-Dec-2016 10:20 AM EST

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