Spring allergy symptoms will start to appear soon in parts of the country. Many allergists advise their patients to set a reminder for Valentine’s Day to start taking allergy medications.
Four New Year’s resolutions from the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology that those who suffer from allergies or asthma may want to consider.
Keep allergy and asthma triggers top of mind as you map out what your holidays will look like this year.
It’s best not to combine Halloween scares with allergy and asthma flares. ACAAI has tips for making Halloween safe and fun for kids with allergies and asthma.
The Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (CSACI) and the American College of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology (ACAAI) are partnering for the first-ever North American Pediatric Allergy and Asthma Congress (NAPAAC).
A new study in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology showed misleading content regarding hay fever on YouTube generated a higher amount of user interaction in terms of likes and comments than videos with useful content.
Start preparing now to make your 4th of July holiday allergy and asthma-free.
Allergy and asthma symptoms can feel particularly out of control during summer months. The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology offer tips on how to keep symptoms in check.
Two studies in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology showed different responses to the stresses of COVID-19. COVID-19 increased anxiety and symptoms for asthma sufferers, while parents of children with food allergies suffered less anxiety.
El alergista Mark Corbett, MD, de Louisville, KY, fue designado como presidente del Colegio Americano de Alergia, Asma e Inmunología (ACAAI) en la Reunión científica anual del ACAAI el 8 de noviembre en Nueva Orleans.
Un nuevo estudio que se presenta en la Reunión científica anual del ACAAI de este año revela que la población latina con asma tenían 4.6 veces más probabilidad que la población negra de presentar exacerbaciones del asma (asma no controlada) después de la COVID-19 y 2.9 veces más probabilidad que la población blanca.
For parents of kids with allergies and asthma, preventing their kids from suffering flares of these conditions, along with preventing COVID-19, will top their priority list this school year.
This summer, camps for kids will not only have to protect kids from COVID-19, but kids with allergies and asthma will need to be kept safe from an allergic reaction or asthma flare.
Climate change has made pollen season longer and worse throughout North America – bad news for those who suffer with nasal allergies.
An update from the ACAAI COVID-19 Vaccine Task Force on the risk of allergic reactions to COVID-19 vaccines – including the Johnson & Johnson vaccine
A new study in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology found that more than 28% of the women were given no guidance on whether they could eat the same food their breastfeeding child was allergic to.
An ACAAI practice guideline offers new information on how to manage the symptoms that come with hay fever — namely sneezing, itchy nose, runny nose, and congestion.
A new survey in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology shows that of those who used cannabis, about half smoked it while a third vaped – both “inhalation routes” likely to affect one’s lungs.
As more people receive the COVID-19 vaccines, more people have questions about allergic reactions. Those questions are answered in this FAQ.
Updated guidance includes questions for those being vaccinated regarding previous allergic reactions.
ACAAI COVID-19 Task Force updates guidance for physicians and other providers related to risk of an allergic reaction from mRNA COVID-19 vaccines.
As we wait for COVID-19 to be contained, allergies and asthma haven’t gone away and need to be addressed in the new year.
With the emergency use authorization of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine by the FDA on December 11, 2020, and distribution beginning today, the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology COVID-19 Vaccine Task Force recommends the following guidance related to risk of an allergic reaction on vaccination for those who receive the vaccine.
Despite downsized holiday celebrations, your allergies and asthma need full scale precautions to get you through the season.
A new study being presented at this year’s virtual ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting shows that nearly one in five parents of food-allergic kids are the target of bullying by a multitude of sources.
Un nuevo estudio que se presenta en la Reunión científica anual del ACAAI analiza los datos de los hospitales para determinar si aquellas personas con condiciones alérgicas tenían enfermedades más graves relacionadas con el COVID en comparación con aquellas que no las tenían.
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
A COVID-19 Halloween means additional precautions for kids with allergies and asthma.
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.
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.
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.
Kids with allergies and asthma may have to take extra precautions as they head back to school this year.
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.
Allergy and asthma sufferers may find their symptoms are more frequent and severe due to the “Sarahan Plume.”
COVID-19 will mean more planning to make the 4th of July fun and safe
As many students will head to campus while COVID-19 is still a concern, it’s especially important that they stay healthy and have a good plan to manage their allergies and asthma.
A new article in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology reveals that too little sleep, and occasionally too much sleep, can negatively impact adults with asthma.
A new guideline from the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) and the Joint Task Force for Allergy-Immunology Practice Parameters provides recommendations for the management of Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE) in pediatric and adult patients.
Especially as asthma patients around the world deal with COVID-19, staying on course with their regular treatment in order to keep their asthma under control is more important than ever.
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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.
Certain areas of the country are experiencing shortages of albuterol inhalers. There are options for asthma sufferers who can’t get an inhaler.
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.
Allergists advise parents of children with food allergies to to offer fact-based strategies in order to not increase their child’s concerns.
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.