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Poison Ivy: How to Treat that Itchy Rash

Fayne Frey, MD - 6/3/2021 - 0

The poison ivy rash is intensely itchy but there are a number of home remedies and prescription medications that can bring relief.

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Allergic Contact Dermatitis Caused by Cosmetics: Causes and Treatments

Fayne Frey, MD - 3/6/2021 - 1

Allergic contact dermatitis to cosmetics is common but easily treated. Key to future prevention is identification of the offending allergen.

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Why You Probably Don’t Need to Worry About Getting Cancer

Dov Michaeli, MD, PhD - 2/5/2021 - 50

You likely don’t need to worry about getting cancer because 2/3 of us will remain cancer-free during our lifetimes. Science explains why.

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What Parents Should Know About the New USDA Dietary Guidelines Report

Katie Marks-Cogan, M.D. - 1/1/2021 - 0

New USDA Dietary Guidelines have important recommendations: No added sugar before 2 years old and early allergen introduction by 4 months.

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Food Allergies: What Causes Them? And, Can They Be Prevented?

Dov Michaeli, MD, PhD - 10/25/2020 - 0

Food allergies are severe, even life-threatening immune reactions. Studies show that some can be prevented by introducing allergens early in life.

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Exciting New Research on COVID-19: BTK Inhibition

Patricia Salber, MD, MBA - 6/7/2020 - 1

A small study of seriously ill COVID-19 patients administered acalabrutinib, a BTK inhibitor and repurposed lymphoma drug, showed very promising results.

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Why Collaboration is So Important in Autoimmune Disease

Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA - 5/8/2019 - 0

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

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How to Optimize the Treatment of Asthma

Teofilo Lee-Chiong, MD - 12/3/2018 - 3

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

James Hall - 7/1/2018 - 6

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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Inconvenient Truths about Immunotherapy for Advanced Cancer

Suneel Kamath, MD - 9/6/2017 - 0

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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What Everyone Should Know About the Infant Microbiome

Rachael Buck, PhD - 6/10/2017 - 0

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

Clifford Bassett, MD, FAAAAI, FACAAI - 6/4/2017 - 0

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.

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