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Sublingual Immunotherapy

Jun 11, 2014

An exciting development is the approval by the FDA of under–the–tongue (sublingual) treatments for grass or ragweed pollen allergies: Grastek, Oralair and Ragwitek. For years, some practic...

From AAAA&I

Jun 05, 2014

Test your knowledge about Pollen by taking this quiz that was written by experts in Allergy, Asthma and Immunology: http://www.aaaai.org/conditions-and-treatments/allergies/rhinitis/pollen-quiz.aspx...

12 Simple things you can do to make your Asthma and Allergies Worse

Apr 16, 2014

by Albert S. Hartel, MD The brutal winter has finally come to an end, but as the sunshine comes, so does the onslaught of outdoor pollen, bringing with it misery for the millions of Americans who suff...

Can I be Allergic to Fruits and Vegetables?

Oct 21, 2013

By Mariola B. Kubicka, M.D. Some of the uncooked fruits, fresh vegetables and spices can cause unpleasant symptoms of itching of the mouth and throat, swelling of the lips and in rare occasions more s...

Relieve Chronic Inflammation

Mar 28, 2013

One of your immune system’s defensive weapons of choice is inflammation-a protective response to infectious agents.  Mindfulness Meditation may relieve chronic inflammation.  Visit the...

Dust Mite Allergy

Jan 29, 2013

By Anatole Kleiner, MD Are you allergic to dust?  It seems like a simple question, but house dust is actually not so simple.  The composition of house dust includes a variety of substances, ...

Hypoallergenic Dogs and Pet free Zones

Oct 04, 2012

The myths of “hypoallergenic dogs” and having a “Pet free zone” in the home By Albert Hartel, MD Many people are aware that the majority of patients with asthma not only have a...

The Changing Climate and Allergies

Apr 18, 2012

by Emmanuel A. Quaidoo MD Patients often wonder how changes in weather affect allergies. Common allergens such as pollen and mold flourish when the weather is warm. When warm days suddenly occur durin...

Is Your Asthma Allergic?

Apr 12, 2011

By Albert S. Hartel MD Asthma is a chronic and potentially life-threatening lung disease in which airways become inflamed, swollen, and narrowed, making it hard to breathe. An estimated 24 million Ame...

UpToDate: A Resource for e-Patients

Mar 24, 2011

UpToDate for patients offers access to current, accurate and evidence-based data. You can learn about risk factors, causes, diagnostic processes, preventative measures, complications and recommended t...

freshAAIR Newsletter

Mar 24, 2011

An Asthma and Allergy Resource provided by the Asthma Allergy Foundation of America, Medical Editor: Dr. John Condemi  This bimonthly newsletter is filled with information about asthma, seasonal ...

Patient and Consumer Center

Mar 17, 2009

Educational Website www.aaaai.org/patients/gallery Patient and Consumer information requarding Asthma and Allergy related diseases provided by the American Academy of Allergy Astma and Immunology....

Allergy and Asthma Relief

Oct 30, 2008

Educational Website www.AllergyAndAsthmaRelief.org  Vist a new Web site and complete the Allergy and Asthma Relief Self-Test to see if you need to find an allergist....