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May is Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month

Here’s your chance to find all the information you’re seeking about asthma, build your awareness and knowledge of the condition and share that with your friends, family and communityAsthma is on the rise around the world. In the U.S., asthma rates am...

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AAAAI and ACAAI Dismiss Singulair and Suicide Link

Two of the largest and most influential doctor associations in the country – the American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology and the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology – issued a joint statement, saying that the FDA’s probe ...

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More Teens are Suffering From Arthritis

Here’s a story from the Ohio State University Medical Center called “Arthritis in Teens Getting More Attention.” It seems that “growing pains” might be a sign of something more serious. “It’s become much more common to see teenagers with the conditio...

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Nexium approved for Children under 11 years

From the Associated Press: WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration has approved use of the drug Nexium in children aged 1 to 11 who have ** acid reflux disease**. FDA said Thursday it approved liquid and delayed-release capsules of Nexium ...

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Finding Allergy-Friendly Cuddly Toys

Stuffed animals look so cute and cuddly in store windows, surrounded by cottony snow, glitter and marching toy soldiers, but for a child with allergies or asthma, those plush toys can cause a lot more trouble than joy. Stuffed animals can make great ...