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3 Popular Summertime Allergy Myths

Most of us absolutely love summer! The weather is nice and warm! We get to hang out in the pool or on the beach! However, for a lot of people, it’s a time for allergy symptoms. Also, it’s a time for many popular allergy myths. Below, we’ve gathered some of the most prevalent myths about  … Read more

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May is National Allergy & Asthma Awareness Month

Did you know that in 1984 the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) declared May to be National Allergy & Asthma Awareness Month? Naturally, it makes sense. This is the month when allergy/asthma patients must be at their most vigilant. Basically, for allergy and asthma, it’s “peak season.” Also, this makes May the perfect  … Read more

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2020 Spring Cleaning for Seasonal Allergies

Blink, and spring will be here! Before you know it, temperatures will soar and we’ll be hanging our jackets ’til September. For most of us, this is a time to celebrate. We’ll have more sunshine and warmer days! However, this also means it’s time to start our spring cleaning. Below, we’ve put together spring cleaning  … Read more

Danger Allergy! Mother stops child from eating peanuts

The Pill to Treat Peanut Allergies is Now FDA Approved

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has officially approved the first drug for treatment of peanut allergies: Palforzia! The peanut allergy is the most common food allergy among children. Unfortunately, it’s also one of the most dangerous. One out of four children with this allergy are sent to the ER for treatment a year. So  … Read more

MyEpiID – Innovate LI

For Allergy Sufferers, Treatment Is Now At Hand FEBRUARY 11, 2016 By GREGORY ZELLER // Most allergy-related emergencies stem from some simple problem. When a patient can’t find his auto-injector, or doesn’t know how to use it, or the medication inside is expired, bad things happen. Collectively called anaphylaxis, allergic reactions can be life-threatening events  … Read more

Check out this article in this months Annals of Allergy Asthma & Immunology regarding Epinephrine and the BX rating written by Dr. Puglisi

Epinephrine autoinjectors: importance of the BX rating Gregory Puglisi, MD Mid Island Allergy Group, PC, Plainview, New York DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.anai.2014.07.028 Abstract Full Text References Anaphylaxis is a severe systemic allergic reaction that is rapid in onset and potentially fatal.1 Triggers for anaphylactic reactions mainly include foods, drugs and biologicals, stinging insects, latex, exercise, or unknown causes,  … Read more

6 Tips for Celebrating the Holidays with Food Allergies (FARE article)

6 Tips for Celebrating the Holidays with Food Allergies It’s that time of year when holiday parties fill the calendar. Whether you’re a guest or hosting a party yourself, food allergies shouldn’t hold you back from seeing family and friends during holidays. Here are some tips that could help alleviate worries and allow you to enjoy  … Read more

Avoid the dangers of anaphylaxis this Halloween.

This article has been reviewed by Thanai Pongdee, MD, FAAAAI Ghosts and goblins aren’t the only scary things your children might encounter this Halloween. For parents of kids with food allergies, Halloween treats—from candy to cookies—can be frightening too. Common allergens such as peanuts, tree nuts, milk and egg are often ingredients in Halloween treats.  … Read more

Contact dermatitis

We have a comprehensive patch test kit to help diagnose contact allergy.  We also have a patch test kit specific to metal implants should you have a potential metal allergy and require surgery with metal hardware.   Contact Dermatitis Source: www.aafa.org, Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) Contact dermatitis occurs when skin touches something  … Read more