Allergy Fail: Mold and Hay Fever Season

I already confessed my allergy faux pas on facebook a few day ago. I found mold on the ceiling of my daughter’s bathroom. The reason I am sharing is that I live in the high desert at the base of the Sierra Nevada mountains. To the West, I look at a beautiful pine-covered scene. […]

Like to see a FUN Asthma Inhaler?

If so, then here is the Indiegogo campaign for you:  Funhaler MDI Asthma Inhaler Case!  Carl, the developer of this kid’s Asthma inhaler case sent me a link to his campaign.  I have to say, I chuckled when I saw this cute little pig and thought of the days when dinosaur nebulizer masks were […]

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    5 Insights from Most Important Allergy Meeting of the Year #AAAAI

5 Insights from Most Important Allergy Meeting of the Year #AAAAI

My favorite allergists, Joshua Jacobs, MD and Alison Tevrizian, MD, from the Allergy and Asthma  Medical Group of the Bay Area (San Francisco Bay Area) are currently attending the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI) in San Diego, CA.   Thousands of allergists, academics and researchers from […]

Over-The-Counter Asthma Meds? Good/Bad Idea?

Several years ago I visited my brother’s house and had a huge hay fever attack which caused me to wheeze.  I never wheezed in my life.  So, I drove to the local pharmacy to buy allergy tablets and saw Primatene Mist (an Over-The-Counter asthma inhaler), bought it and was relieved of the wheezing.  After […]