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12 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

AAAAI: CDC Data Shows Black Children Were Twice As Likely to Have Asthma

While disparities in asthma prevalence increased between 2001-2010, researchers found a silver lining after analyzing national data sets from The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Newswise

Female Baby Boomers with Asthma? You May Need Help

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. - Women over the age of 65 face numerous barriers to good health: an increased risk for obesity, greater struggles against poverty and higher rates of asthma with worse health outcomes.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Asthma, Health, Arlington Heights, IL, Immunology, Biology, Science, Depression

Westport News

Allergist to speak at Westport Sunrise Rotary

Dr. Mitchell R. Lester , an allergist and immunologist, will speak about common misconceptions about allergies at the Westport Sunrise Rotary breakfast meeting on Friday, Aug. 8, at 7:30 a.m. at Bobby Q's Restaurant, 42 Main St. A Westport resident, Lester is a physician with the Fairfield County Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Associates practice, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Westport, CT, Fairfield County, CT, Stamford, CT

Newswise

Make Sure Your Kids and their Classrooms are Ready for Back-to-School

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL. - Your kids may be enjoying the lazy days of summer, but if they have asthma, allergies, or both, they need to be prepared for back-to-school.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medicine, Asthma, Health, Arlington Heights, IL, Immunology, Biology, Science

Wed Jul 30, 2014

SFGate

Consider possible risks before using 'workout' pills

Dr. Massoud Mahmoudi is board certified in Internal Medicine and Allergy & Immunology.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Immunology, Biology, Science

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Code Project

NNOTD

The Current Bun [ ^ ] . I'm no dermatologist, immunologist, phlebotomist, theologian, escatologist, satanist.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Dermatology

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Daily News

Centennial Crossing Parcels Sell for $3.4 Million

Two parcels in the Centennial Crossing shopping center in Southeast Shelby County have sold for $3.4 million following foreclosure.

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Related Topix: Shelby County, TN, Foreclosures, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Medicine, Memphis, TN, University of Memphis

Toledo Blade

Overhaulin' pollen

Every weekday at 8 a.m., the researcher climbs onto the roof of Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh to check a machine called a Burkard Spore Trap.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Allegheny General Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Immunology, Biology, Science, Allergy, Health

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Miami Herald

When treating food allergies, minutes matter

At 7 months, Tristan Knott reacted badly to the piece of egg his babysitter gave him for breakfast one morning.

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Related Topix: Breakfast, Life, Food, Hives, Medicine, Health, Family, Kids, Broward County, FL, Epinephrine (generic), Epipen

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Star Online

So over injections: New pills now fool our body to fight allergies

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved under-the-tongue tablets that trick the immune system to treat allergies.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Allegheny General Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Immunology, Biology, Science, Allergy, Health

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Health News Digest

Eight Steps to Avoid Insect Stings

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Stinging insects are as much a part of summer as pool parties and picnics.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Augusta, GA, Columbia County, GA, Immunology, Biology, Apiculture, Medicine, Home Gardening, Home

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Tips for choosing a doctor

Referrals from another physician or family and friends are a first step in choosing a doctor, but specialists advise doing some research to finalize your choice.

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Related Topix: Medicine

North County Public Radio

Climate change adds sneezes for allergy sufferers

If even hearing the word "ragweed" makes your eyes water, you might be one of the nearly 45 million Americans with seasonal allergies.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Immunology, Biology, Science

Tue Jul 22, 2014

SFGate

Dissolving allergy tablets offer alternative to shots

Asha Patel checks a trap on the roof of Pittsburgh's Allegheny General Hospital that collects particles in the air.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Allergy, Health, Immunology, Biology, Science, Trap, Alternative

Health News Digest

You're Not Ready for Summer to End, but Ragweed's Set to Pounce

Ragweed season is sneaking up on you. But you can beat its effects by getting ahead of it, and starting allergy medications now - about two weeks before ragweed blooms in early to mid-August.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Allergy, Health, Hay Fever, Immunology, Biology, Science

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WWLP

I-Team: Pharmaceutical payments to physicians

Pharmaceutical companies develop and market drugs to be used as medication. The 22News I-Team discovered some local doctors are receiving big payouts from them.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Waltham, MA

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Ask an allergist-immunologist: Dr. Patrick Perin of Teaneck and Wayne

Allergist-immunologist Dr. Patrick Perin, a "local boy" from Englewood Cliffs, is medical director of allergy at Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Teaneck, NJ, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, Thomas Jefferson University, Immunology, Biology, Science

Brandon Sun

Tips for choosing a doctor

Referrals from another physician or family and friends are a first step in choosing a doctor, but specialists advise doing some research to finalize your choice.

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Related Topix: Medicine

ABC News

Tips for Choosing a Doctor

Referrals from another physician or family and friends are a first step in choosing a doctor, but specialists advise doing some research to finalize your choice.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Michigan Radio

Climate change causing increase in pollen, allergies

If even hearing the word "ragweed" makes your eyes water, you might be one of the nearly 45 million Americans with seasonal allergies.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Immunology, Biology, Science

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