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Peanut Allergy Cured in Majority of Children in Immunotherapy Trial   The Lancet · August 15, 2017 Original Article  2YouStockPhoto/Shutterstock.com Background Oral immunotherapy has attracted much interest as a potential treatment for food allergy, yet little is known about its long-term effects. We aimed to assess long-term outcomes in participants who completed a randomised, ... Read More

TAGS     ppoit,  peanut,  allergy,  sublingual,  immunotherapy,  probiotic,  peanut oral immunotherapy
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CDC Adopts Repellent Guidance for   Mosquito Season Americans have more options than ever to use in protecting themselves from mosquito bites. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new guidance about effective mosquito repellents available in the United States. The updated guidance includes addition of two active ingredients - picaridin and oil of lemon eucalyptus - which have ... Read More

TAGS     safe mosquito repellent,  DEET,  essential oils,  lemon of eucalyptus,  West Nile Virus,  picaridin,  EPA,  CDC
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Weekly Pollen Count- 6/7/17

        National Allergy Bureau Pollen and Mold Report Date: June 07, 2017 Location: Madison, WI NAB Station: UW Medical School         Trees Top 3 Species:     Pine Family with air bladders (Pinaceae)     Oak (Quercus)     Walnut, Butternut (Juglans)       Weeds ... Read More

TAGS     allergy skin testing,  pollens,  allergy symptoms,  Lake Country Pediatrics,  pediatric physicians,  allergy symptoms,  allergic rhinitis,  allergic cough,  asthma,  allergies,  sublingual drops,  immunotherapy,  sublingual allergy drops,  sublingual immunotherapy,  
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Cheaper Options for Epi-Pen

If you or a family member has life threatening allergies, CVS is now offering the EpiPen Alternative for only $109.99 – the lowest cash price on the market. Even better, if you have insurance, you may be able to save an extra $100 off when you bring this co-pay / co-insurance Savings Card to the pharmacy. If you qualify, you can apply this Savings Card up to three times, with a maximum ... Read More

TAGS     epi-pen,  epinephrine,  CVS,  Hip2Save,  
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Weekly Pollen Count- 5/31/17

        National Allergy Bureau Pollen and Mold Report     Date: May 31, 2017 Location: Madison, WI NAB Station: UW Medical School       Trees Top 3 Species:     Walnut, Butternut (Juglans)     Hickory, Pecan (Carya)     Pine Family with air bladders (Pinaceae)       Weeds ... Read More

TAGS     allergy skin testing,  pollens,  allergy symptoms,  Lake Country Pediatrics,  pediatric physicians,  allergy symptoms,  allergic rhinitis,  allergic cough,  asthma,  allergies,  sublingual drops,  immunotherapy,  sublingual allergy drops,  sublingual immunotherapy
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