Do you have a Penicillin Allergy? If so, please call us to arrange for testing to your penicillin Allergy. Penicillin remains an important antibiotic for many infections and we have been able to help our patients receive Penicillin safely. We also offer testing to many other medications.

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Air pollution, asthma may contribute to preterm birth risk

Although there were no significant trends regarding preterm birth prior to gestational week 30, the researchers found preterm birth was more common between weeks 34 and 36. http://www.healio.com/allergy-immunology/asthma-lower-airway-diseases/news/online/%7B6e8868ea-322a-4c7a-a5c2-1491c197b32e%7D/air-pollution-asthma-may-contribute-to-preterm-birth-risk

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How Much Peanut Protein Can Be Found on Everyday Surfaces?

A new study has shown that peanut exposure in public settings is most likely to occur by contact with surfaces harboring allergens rather than by inhalation, even in peanut-rich environments. Therefore, it is important to conduct regular cleaning of common surfaces, especially for individuals with a peanut allergy. For more information about the study, click here.

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Is your asthma out of control?

ASTHMA  Asthma is characterized by several symptoms, most notably cough, wheeze, or shortness of breath.  It is not a static condition, but rather a continuum, changing with your body and the environment around you.  There can be various triggers to asthma, including allergies, respiratory infections, strong scents/perfumes, smoke/pollutants, and exercise.   When well-controlled, you should be able to do everything

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Springtime Nasal Allergies

Spring is here!  Along with it comes the sneezing, nasal congestion, itchy nose, and itchy eyes that are familiar to many of you who suffer from seasonal nasal allergies. Some people also have asthma symptoms (cough, wheeze, difficulty breathing) that are triggered by springtime allergens. The allergens that most frequently cause springtime allergy symptoms are tree pollens that pollinate in

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Dust Mites

Dust mites are not just dust.  Dust mites are microscopic insects that live in mattresses and pillows and can also live in upholstered furniture/cushions and carpets.  They don’t bite and are harmless to most people.  However, their skin and feces are allergenic and can trigger asthma, nasal allergy, and eczema symptoms in those who are sensitive or allergic to them.

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Springtime Nasal Allergies

Spring is here!  Along with it comes the sneezing, nasal congestion, itchy nose, and itchy eyes that are familiar to many of you who suffer from seasonal nasal allergies. Some people also have asthma symptoms (cough, wheeze, difficulty breathing) that are triggered by springtime allergens. The allergens that most frequently cause springtime allergy symptoms are tree pollens that pollinate in

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