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Drs. Clifford Bassett, Paul Ehrlich, Antony Ham Pong, Michael Pistiner, Hemant Sharma, Scott Sicherer, Sandy Skotnicki, Susan Waserman and Wade Watson.


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The Allergy Experts

Allergies and Asthma: Dr. Paul Ehrlich

Dr. Paul Ehrlich looks into sleep disruptions caused by asthma and allergies in children.

Ask the Allergist with Dr. Antony Ham Pong

You’ve probably wondered whether smelling peanuts can cause an allergic reaction. Dr. Ham Pong gives a comprehensive answer to this popular question.

Ask the Allergist with Dr. Clifford Bassett

Dr. Clifford Bassett explains the ins and outs of adult-onset pet allergy, including unique considerations such as pet gender and color.

Ask the Allergist with Dr. Michael Pistiner

Dr. Pistiner tells us whether soy in personal care products is safe to use for the soy allergic.

Ask the Allergist with Dr. Hemant Sharma

If you’re wondering whether goat’s milk is safe for those with milk allergies, Dr. Sharma has the answer.

Ask the Allergist with Dr. Scott Sicherer

Dr. Scott Sicherer shares his insight on adult-onset allergies.

Ask the Dermatologist with Dr. Sandy Skotnicki

Dr. Sandy Skotnicki answers a question about a reaction to a new shampoo. Are sulfates to blame?

Ask the Allergist with Dr. Susan Waserman

Dr. Waserman is known to readers of her column with Dr. Wade Watson in Allergic Living magazine. Here, she advises on reactions to daffodils.

Ask the Allergist with Dr. Wade Watson

Dr. Watson considers whether precautions should be taken to prevent asthma flare-ups in children during spring.

Ask the Asthma Educators

The CNRC certifies health-care prefessionals as Certified Asthma and Respiratory Educators (CAEs and CREs) working to help patients gain control of asthma, and COPD.

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Our Blogs

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From the Editor’s Desk: Milk OIT Not Lasting

The staying power of OIT (oral immunotherapy) for milk allergy has been called into question with the results of a 5-year followup of test subjects. Gwen Smith investigates.

The Celiac Expert: Getting Enough Whole Grains

Dietitian Shelley Case gives advice on how to get enough whole grains on the gluten-free diet.

Laurie Harada: An Allergic Child Dines Out

Anaphylaxis Canada’s executive director offers advice to help the food-restricted youngster become an empowered diner.

Alice Bast: It’s Never too Early to Start

Alice Bast, founder and president of the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness, writes a column in each print edition of Allergic Living magazine.

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The Parenting Coach: Tips to Stress Less and Schedule in Real Life

Gina Clowes takes a pledge for scheduled down time.


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