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Allergy in Kids

Ever wonder if your child is allergic? This past weekend, an intrigued second grader was asking me about my son's allergies. I told him that he was allergic to all nuts and sesame. He was curious about our medication bag and I opened it up to show him that we carry our 2 Auvi Qs […]

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Fall Allergies

Fall is finally here! While it may not feel like it right in the beginning, our transition into cooler weather is upon us. Fall is a beautiful time in the Midwest. From apple picking and pumpkin farms to the changing colors and Halloween fun, there are endless activities to engage in.  Mold: As the crisp […]

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Staying Healthy This Fall: Essential Vaccinations for 2023

As the fall season of 2023 approaches, it's essential to prioritize our health and well-being. Vaccinations play a crucial role in preventing the spread of diseases and protecting ourselves and our communities. In this blog post, we will highlight the key vaccinations recommended for the fall season of 2023. By staying up-to-date with these essential […]

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What is Ragweed

Pollen are microscopic particles that are released from plants. Pollen is very light and can travel hundreds of miles. 15% of Americans have an allergy to Ragweed. Ragweed received it's common name from the ragged appearance of the plant. Ragweed season starts mid August and continues until the end of September. Ragweed grows all over […]

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With all the sunscreen options available and recent recalls, it becomes difficult knowing what to choose. Additionally, if you have eczema, many of them can flare your skin making the decision even more difficult! Here we break down the types available and our recommendations based off patient experience and preference. Basics: Types of sunscreen: Bottom […]

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How wildfires and pollen surges are causing health issue. Fox 32 June 8th, 2023

Check out the interview about the particulate matter and pollen and how to stay healthy and safe! https://www.fox32chicago.com/video/1231963

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What is the FASTER Act? Medicine in the News, May 6th, 2023

Check out Dr. Gobin talking about the FASTER Act!

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Spring has arrived!

April showers bring May flowers...and allergies! As allergy symptoms rise during the spring for our pollen allergic patients, they may experience runny nose, congestion, sneezing, and itchy, watery eyes. Unfortunately, did you know the same allergens (pollen, pet dander, dust mites) can trigger your breathing as well? This is called allergic asthma. The same substances that cause […]

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Oral Allergy Syndrome

Oral allergy syndrome is also known as Pollen Food Allergy syndrome. It is caused by cross reactivity of pollen with raw fruits and vegetables. The body is unable to differentiate between what is pollen and what is a fruit, so symptoms like itching in the mouth, swelling of the lips, and discomfort in the throat […]

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Allergy Season Is Back! WBBM News Radio April 3rd, 2023

Check out the conversation with Steve Miller regarding the spring pollen season! https://www.audacy.com/wbbm780/news/local/achoo-like-it-or-not-allergy-season-is-back

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