2017 Practice News
The holiday and winter season can be a tough time for individuals with allergies or asthma. From the cold weather to all the holiday family meals, it’s important for individuals with these conditions to be aware of potential risks they might face.
If you are perpetually stuffy, have itchy eyes, and pressure in your head during winter, you might suffer from what is often called “winter allergies.” Because you are indoors more during the colder months often with little ventilation, you are exposed to indoor allergens like mold, dust mites, and animal dander.
The end of the year is a good time to think about how to get the most from your health insurance, including scheduling an appointment for an allergy test. Both allergy testing and treatments are covered by most insurance plans, so if you’ve met your deductible for the year, your out-of-pocket costs could be minimal, or possibly zero.
The latest news and research on allergic diseases and asthma were unveiled at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) held in Boston at the end of October. More information on the most noteworthy studies presented are available here.
We are proud to announce we have been voted "Best Allergy Care" by the Atlanta community through Best Self Magazine's “Best of 2017” contest.
Atlanta Allergy & Asthma is proud to support the Immune Deficiency Foundation and their Annual IDF Walk for Primary Immunodeficiency, Saturday October 28th at Brook Run Park in Dunwoody.
Shire is sponsoring a dinner program to help Primary Immunodeficiency patients and their caregivers navigate insurance coverage and reimbursement.
Fall is one of the most dangerous times for people with asthma, especially children. Asthmatics often enjoy a reprieve from symptoms during the summer months, but ER visits for asthma increase during September and October.
September 28th is National Penicillin Allergy Day! Learn about the symptoms and how you can get tested to see if you have a penicillin allergy.
To better serve the Alpharetta community, Atlanta Allergy & Asthma’s Alpharetta office has relocated.
Drs. Stanley M. Fineman, Erinn T. Gardner, Linda D. Guydon, Kevin L. Schaffer, Kathleen A. Sheerin, David D. Tanner, John A. Zora appear in Atlanta magazine’s July issue
The 20th Allergy & Asthma Network Day on Capitol Hill (AADCH) is taking place Thursday, May 4, 2017, in Washington, D.C.
Atlanta Allergy & Asthma patients who have EpiPens, please be aware the recall has expanded to include lots distributed in the U.S.
Mylan has announced its manufacturing partner Meridian Medical Technologies expanded a voluntary recall of select lots of EpiPen® and EpiPen Jr.® epinephrine auto-injectors to the United States.
On Jan. 5, updated guidelines from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) defined high-, moderate- and low-risk infants for developing peanut allergy, and how to proceed with the introduction of peanut-containing foods based on risk.