Allergy and Immunology

  • Caring for Kids with Food Allergies

    Caring for Kids with Food Allergies

    posted on Monday, April 15, 2019

    Food allergies are on the rise in our children. Today, eight food allergens are responsible for the majority of allergic reactions. These foods include cow's milk, eggs, fish, peanuts, shellfish, soy, tree nuts and wheat. Communication and coordination can help prevent a reaction.

  • Tips for Treating Eczema

    Tips for Treating Eczema

    posted on Wednesday, October 25, 2017

    Eczema is a chronic skin condition that can cause painful and unsightly symptoms, such as dry, itchy skin and red, sore rashes. But with the right treatment, eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis, can be well-managed.

  • Ragweed Allergies Hit Hardest in Early Fall

    Ragweed Allergies Hit Hardest in Early Fall

    posted on Friday, August 11, 2017

    Spring may be the prime pollen season for many allergy sufferers. But for others, their sneezing and watery eyes are just beginning. That's because ragweed pollen usually reaches its peak in mid-September. The weeds grow in most regions, typically blooming and producing a fine-powder pollen from August into November, the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) says.

  • Breathe Easier: Fight Back Against Asthma

    Breathe Easier: Fight Back Against Asthma

    posted by Signature Medical Group on Tuesday, May 2, 2017

    Asthma is a condition in which a person's airways become inflamed, narrow and swell, and produce extra mucus, which makes it difficult to breathe.

  • Peanut Allergies on the Rise Among Children

    Peanut Allergies on the Rise Among Children

    posted on Monday, April 17, 2017

    Peanut allergy is on the rise among children. It's vital to learn and understand the risks and treatments for the most common food allergy. Dr. Hamsa Subramanian runs down some quick facts and discusses a recent study that could help some children.