Thursday September 29, 2011 PITTSFIELD -- Many people who have milder forms of asthma may not know it, according to a local allergist, and the chronic cough or chest discomfort that they experience may be hampering their ability to exercise, socialize and
The ACAAI and its allergist members - doctors who are experts at diagnosing and treating allergies and asthma - suggest watching out for six sneaky triggers to keep Halloween sneeze-, wheeze- and reaction-free.
Halloween can be a frightful time for parents of kids with allergies and asthma. Nut-filled candy isn't the only bogeyman that can ruin the fun. Allergy and asthma triggers can hide in other, unexpected places, too, from dusty costumes to leering jack-o-l
You thought they would be gone by now, right? But those allergies that have been torturing you since the end of summer are still around. Recently, a USDA-led study found that ragweed pollen is lingering up to 27 days longer than it did in the mid-1990s.