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2016 Blog

July

Delta: Cashews, Instead of Peanuts, Won't Make Allergy Patients Safer

This past week, Delta Airlines announced that it was testing new in-flight snacks on some routes out of Atlanta and Minneapolis. Part of that test includes offering cashews in place of peanuts. If Delta’s intent is to make their food allergic customers safer, their efforts although well meaning, are misguided based on science.

What is Eosinophilic Esophagitis?

Eosinophilic Esophagitis, or EoE, is a recently recognized allergic/immune condition. Allergists and gastroenterologists are seeing more patients with EoE due to an increase in the frequency of EoE as well as greater physician awareness. Many people with EoE have a family history of allergic disorders such as asthma, rhinitis, dermatitis or food allergy.

May

Pollen Season – How Bad Was It? Is It Over?

Food allergies are a big concern for anyone who has kids, and at Atlanta Allergy & Asthma, we talk to parents about this issue every day. No one wants their children to have to go through life with a food allergy, but is there a way to prevent them? In the case of peanut allergies, there has been encouraging news this year. Two new studies provided further evidence that exposing children to peanuts early in life may stop them from developing an allergy later.

2016 Food Allergy News: Early Exposure May Prevent Peanut Allergies

Food allergies are a big concern for anyone who has kids, and at Atlanta Allergy & Asthma, we talk to parents about this issue every day. No one wants their children to have to go through life with a food allergy, but is there a way to prevent them? In the case of peanut allergies, there has been encouraging news this year. Two new studies provided further evidence that exposing children to peanuts early in life may stop them from developing an allergy later.

March

Common Mistakes in Treating Spring Allergies

Some of the most common ways people combat their spring allergy symptoms may not be providing relief at all. Here are five common mistakes and advice on how to better control the sneezing and wheezing that comes with pollen season.

Keep Your Allergies in Check During Pregnancy

From the moment you find out you will be a mother, your protective instincts kick in, thinking about how to keep your baby safe. As mother of a newborn baby and a toddler myself, I know that from the first trimester on, you immediately start to wonder what you can do to protect your baby. Is there anything you are doing that is harmful?