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Eight highlights from the ACAAI annual meeting

November 28, 2014
ATLANTA — Changing definitions and possible treatments for asthma and COPD, the use of component testing for food allergy, the increasing…
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Component testing for food allergies beneficial when additional specificity required

November 20, 2014
ATLANTA — Component testing for specific food allergies is most beneficial when current diagnostic testing is not adequately specific…
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'Polar vortex' failed to trigger 'pollen vortex'

November 19, 2014
ATLANTA — The long, harsh “polar vortex” winter of 2013-14 in the United States and Canada did not lead to the “pollen…
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ACAAI moderator: Lines blurring between COPD, asthma

November 14, 2014
ATLANTA — In this video, Rohit K. Katial, MD, FACAAI, professor of medicine, National Jewish Health, Denver, describes the changing…
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IM, pediatric physicians unaware of allergy treatment guidelines

November 13, 2014
Physicians in pediatrics and internal medicine were unaware of treatment guidelines regarding common allergy and immunology conditions, according to…
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Epinephrine initiative aided students, staff after food allergy-related anaphylaxis

November 11, 2014
ATLANTA — Students and staff members in the Chicago Public Schools system benefited from a district-issued emergency epinephrine initiative…
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Combination nasal spray well-tolerated among children with allergic rhinitis

November 11, 2014
Safety and efficacy of azelastine hydrochloride with fluticasone propionate in a single nasal spray was comparable to fluticasone propionate alone…
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Household air pollution linked to asthma, allergic rhinitis in children

November 10, 2014
Household air pollution was twice as great in homes of children with asthma and allergies compared with symptomless peers, according to data…
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ACAAI installs president, elects next president

November 10, 2014
The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology installed James L. Sublett, MD, as president of the organization, and Bryan L. Martin
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Preoperative skin test may reduce prophylactic antibiotic use

November 9, 2014
ATLANTA — Ninety-four percent of patients who reported a history of penicillin allergy and were scheduled to undergo surgery had negative…