Why Are Allergies on the Rise?

When people at parties find out I’m an Allergist, I tend to get a lot of questions.  These range from the ordinary to the bizarre, but the one I hear most often is, “Why are[...]
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Too Clean for Our Own Good?

Why are allergies on the rise? How can children die by eating peanuts? An area allergist offers insight and advice. On November 28, 2005, my office was bombarded with calls and questions after the national[...]
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Peanut Parent’s Unite: Support Group Offers Help for Those Dealing with Children’s Allergies

Ali Wicks-Lim of Amherst thought she was being overly cautious by not allowing her almost-2-year-old son, Mason, to try peanut butter. Doctors generally warn against giving it to a child before age 2 to guard[...]
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Cell Mediated Immunity to the Influenza Virus

In patients with Common Variable Immune Deficiency (CVID),  it is generally not recommended to give the Influenza vaccine. This recommendation is due, in part, to the inability of patients with CVID to generate protective antibody[...]
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Study: Allergen Immunotherapy in a 45-year-old Caucasian Male with a 20-year History of HIV with Severe Allergic Rhinitis

Allergen Immunotherapy in a 45-year-old Caucasian male with a 20-year history of HIV with severe allergic rhinitis: monitoring of HIV Viral load and T Cells during Immunotherapy. John Wheeler, MD ,Vanessa Van Stee, M.D., Jonathan[...]
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2008 BusinessWest’s 40 Under 40, Dr. Jonathan Bayuk

Dr. Jonathan Bayuk Age 35: Partner, Allergy & Immunology Associates of New England A food allergy — to a morsel of rice, a dab of peanut butter — can kill within minutes. And that, says[...]
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