Coping with Allergies and Asthma

The editors of Coping with Allergies & Asthma magazine work closely with America's leading authorities on allergies, asthma, and COPD to get the most up-to-date, factual information.

 

Allergies Asthma

Is Rinsing Your Sinuses with Neti Pots Safe?

Little teapots with long spouts have become a fixture in many homes to flush out clogged nasal passages and help people breathe easier. Along with...

Allergies

What You Should Know about Penicillin Allergy

Penicillins are widely used anti-biotics that have important roles in treating bacterial infections. The label of penicillin allergy is commonly attached in childhood, a time...

Allergies

Get to the Bottom of What’s Causing Your Skin Irritation

Sturdy gloves are a must-have gardening accessory for people with allergies.While poison ivy is probably the most well-known itch-inducing plant, a multitude of other plants,...

Asthma

On the Job with Asthma

Bakers may develop an allergy and occupational asthma symptoms from exposure to various flours or baking enzymes.Occupational asthma is caused by inhaling fumes, gases, dust,...

Allergies

Food Allergy Update

Almost 20 years ago, experts recommended that babies at high risk for developing peanut allergy avoid peanut-containing foods until age three. But nearly 10 years...

Allergies

Spring Cleaning with Allergies & Asthma

Spring cleaning can be more than just a daunting chore for people with allergies and asthma. Dust, pet hair, and fumes from cleaning supplies can...

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Are Asthma and Allergies Disabilities?

Do allergens at work make you sick? The ADA can protect you. Has a preschool rejected your child? Or was your child left out of...

COPD

Your Life with COPD

A diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary dis­ease, or COPD, can seem like devastating news. A life with COPD is different from a life without the...

Allergies Asthma

5 Things To Do To Feel Better During Allergy Season

Nobody said allergies would be fun, but you never thought it would be this bad. What if you had some simple ways to avoid the...

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Best Halloween Treat? Enjoying Allergy- & Asthma-Free Fun

Every year around Halloween, there is lots of hype about costumes, parties, candy, and haunted houses. But kids with allergies and asthma sometimes fear that...

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The Ultimate Summer Camp Survival Checklist

Summer camp is a great place for kids with asthma and allergies to spread their wings and have some independence. It can also be lots...

Allergies

The 411 on Food Allergies

Always read labels carefully to identify the ingredients in packaged foods.An allergic reaction to a food is an unpleasant reaction caused by the immune system...