- Published: 12 October 2013
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Current treatment options for food allergy are limited. Chinese herbal therapy may prevent reactions. Oral desensitization may one day provide a more permanent cure. Unfortunately, neither treatment is available today. Instead, patients and parents are instructed to avoid a food (or group of foods) without error.
- Published: 21 September 2013
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One in four Americans are sensitive to dust mites. If we include other components of house dust (pollens, animal danders, cockroaches and molds), the number is even higher.
- Published: 07 September 2013
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The CDC recently published vaccine recommendations for the 2013-4 influenza season (http://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/season/index.htm). Special attention is given to those patients with a history of egg allergy.