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Why Collaboration is So Important in Autoimmune Disease

Collaboration is crucial to attaining the audacious goals of reimagining research, diagnosis, and care for all patients with autoimmune diseases.

Severe Food Allergies: Deadly but Hard to Prevent

Food allergies are difficult to prevent except by strict avoidance. A new study of oral desensitization for peanut allergy offers hope for an alternative.

How to Optimize the Treatment of Asthma

Asthma is a chronic disease that is manageable through medications and by eliminating or avoiding triggers (e.g., allergens, poor indoor air quality).
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5 Tips for Relieving the Symptoms of a Dust Allergy

Dust allergy symptoms occur year-round & have a big effect on quality of life. It’s hard to avoid dust & dust mites but there are things tp do to get relief.
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Why You Probably Don’t Need to Worry About Getting Cancer

Most people don't need to worry about getting cancer because the body has multiple robust mechanisms to protect us against that disease.
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Inconvenient Truths about Immunotherapy for Advanced Cancer

The limitations of immunotherapy are grossly understated including the fact that most patients with advanced cancers won't benefit from the drugs.
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The Scientific Evidence that Optimism Leads to Better Health

The underlying factors that govern our health and longevity are not merely cheerfulness vs. moroseness, they are positive vs. negative attitudes, compassion vs. hostility, love vs. hate.
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What Everyone Should Know About the Infant Microbiome

Most parents (and even some doctors) are unaware of the critical role of the infant microbiome as a foundation for good health throughout a child’s life.
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The End of Spring Doesn’t Mean the End of Allergy Season

It’s important to understand the difference between spring and summer allergies so you can recognize your triggers and begin treatment. Spring allergies are often triggered by tree pollen; summer allergies are often caused by grasses and weeds.
Exposure to Dogs Helps Allergies

Man’s Best Friend is the Key to Beating Allergies and Asthma

Exposure to furry pets, such as dogs and cats, early in life increases particular gut microbes that are associated with lower risks of allergies and asthma.
New Resource for Food Allergy Sufferers

An Important New Resource for Food Allergy Sufferers

Food allergies are a growing food safety and public health concern, and more precise data are required to unravel all of the scientific & quality-of-life issues surrounding food allergies. AAFA's new Food Allergy Patient & Family Registry will help do just that.

Allergic to Your Home? 10 Decoration Swaps That Can Help

Allergy sufferers should choose all-natural fibers, scentless candles, and keep pillows covered to control household allergens. With a little due diligence, allergy sufferers can decorate their home while keeping the space allergen free.