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Navigating Holidays With Asthma & More

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The holiday season means family gatherings and celebration of good tidings. As the United States adapts to living with COVID-19, many family get-togethers are returning to normal… Navigating the Holidays with COVID-19, Asthma and Allergies

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5 Safe Halloween Scares For Kids With Asthma & Allergies

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Do your kids enjoy a good scare on Halloween? Do they also suffer from allergies or asthma? It’s not the best idea to combine Halloween scares with allergy and asthma flares.[…] Below are five tips from ACAAI on how to bring the fun while steering clear of symptoms: Create Halloween Scares That Are Safe and […]

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Is It Fall Allergies Or Covid-19?

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Some COVID-19 and fall allergy symptoms may overlap, such as cough, runny or stuffy nose and shortness of breath. But both conditions have a couple distinct features… Is It Fall Allergies or COVID-19? How to Tell the Difference

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Six Tips to Combat Hay Fever Misery

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Once ragweed allergy season starts, it can feel like there’s no end in sight when it comes to fall allergy misery. Climate change is a big reason why. Research shows that due to climate change, the ragweed pollen season – also called hay fever or seasonal allergic rhinitis – lasts up to three weeks longer […]

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Back to School With Allergies & Asthma

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The beginning of the school year is exciting for most parents. But if you are a parent raising a child with asthma or allergies, you may approach the school year with some fear and anxiety. These are normal feelings when planning for back to school with allergies and asthma. And over the past few years, […]

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Summer Asthma & Warm Weather

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People often ask: “Does summer make asthma worse?” or “Why is my asthma worse in the summer?” Some people with asthma may experience fewer symptoms and flare-ups during the summer. Others may experience an increase in asthma symptoms leading to full-blown summer asthma attacks. Hot and humid weather and exposure to pollens, mold spores and […]

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What to Know About Asthma & Allergies

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Allergic asthma is the most common form of asthma. Many of the symptoms of allergic and nonallergic asthma are the same. However, inhalation of environmental allergens triggers allergic asthma…. Read More >>

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It’s Food Allergy Awareness Week

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It’s Food Allergy Awareness Week! More than 32 million Americans have a serious and potentially life-threatening food allergy. The College of Asthma, Allergy, & Immunology has the food allergy resources. From toolkits to webinars, enhance your food allergy knowledge…. Read More >>

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Longer, More Intense Allergies Could Result from Climate Change

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Allergy seasons are likely to become longer and grow more intense as a result of increasing temperatures caused by humanmade climate change, according to new research from the University of Michigan. By the end of this century, pollen emissions could begin 40 days earlier in the spring than we saw between 1995 and 2014. Allergy […]

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What Allergists Want You to Know About the 2022 Spring Allergy Season

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Spring allergies are a tale as old as time – but the ferocity with which they land can sometimes pack a surprise punch for those who suffer with allergy symptoms. “People still have Covid on their minds,” says allergist Mark Corbett, MD, president of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI). “They might […]

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