Allergies On The Rise Among Children: Experts have observed an increase in the cases of various allergies among children recently. The allergy which affects the nose called allergic rhinitis is normally seen in teenagers. But more and more young school-going children...read more
2013 - The Worst Allergy Season Ever: As the weather warms up, allergy sufferers are likely to feel worse than in past years. Unfortunately, a number of environmental factors are likely to keep the pattern of worsening allergies around in the coming years. Download...read more
5 Things You Didn't Know About Seasonal Allergies: More than 4 million Canadians will be sneezing and wheezing this spring from seasonal allergies. But few people really understand why. Here, the fact and fiction about seasonal allergies. Download Files May 2013...read more
US Lawmakers Could Soon Require EpiPens in Schools: NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Kendra Tiedemann's 8-year-old son has been carrying an epinephrine injector with him since he was 3. But the mother says not all children may have the EpiPen, a device designed to quickly...read more
Caesarean Section Children Have A 5 Times Higher Risk For Developing Allergies: Infants delivered by C-section are five times more likely than those born vaginally to become allergic to common triggers such as dust mites and pets. Download Files March 2013...read more
High UV-B Exposure May Increase Allergy, Asthma Risks: According to a new study published in the February issue of Annals of Allergy, Asthma & immunology, people who live close to the equator may be more likely to have asthma than those in other parts of the...read more
Common Chemical Found in Toothpaste Could Be Increasing Your Risk of Allergies: Researchers have found that triclosan, a chemical used in cosmetic products like deodorant, soap, and toothpaste, has been found to increase the risk of allergies in children. Download...read more
Flood and Mould: The New York State Department of Health is currently advising residents dealing with floods to be mindful of the presence of mould. Download Files November 2012 Newsletterread more
Cellphone Rash: Allergic to your Phone? If you're an incessant cellphone user and a mysterious rash appears along your jaw, cheek or ear, chances are you're allergic to nickel, a metal commonly used in cellphones. Download Files September 2012 Newsletterread more
Dogs help guard against respiratory virus, study finds: Dogs may cause some to cough and sneeze, however a new study says pets may actually help curb allergies and asthma. Download Files July 2012 Newsletterread more
What is an Allergist?
An allergist/immunologist is a physician specially trained to manage and treat allergies and asthma. Becoming an allergist/immunologist requires completion of at least nine years of training. After completing medical school and graduating with a medical degree, a physician will then undergo three years of training in internal medicine (to become an internist) or pediatrics (to become a pediatrician).
Pillow Encasings Covers for Allergies
You might think dust mites take up only a little room in your bed. In fact, within 10 years, dead dust mites and their waste can double the weight of your mattress.