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AS POLLEN COUNTS RISE, TEST SCORES FALLAustin Frakt THE NEW HEALTH CARE

FCAAIA Notes: There are old data showing that poorly controlled allergies have as much impact on school performance as diphenhydramine (Benadryl®).  So do you want your child taking Benadryl before final exams? Allergies also have a great impact on health-related … Continue reading

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ORAL TREATMENT MOWS DOWN GRASS ALLERGY

FCAAIA Notes: On the surface, the use of tablets under the tongue for grass pollen seems like a great idea. However, in Connecticut, there are very few patients so allergic to grass pollen and ONLY grass pollen that they require … Continue reading

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POLLEN COUNTS FROM POPULAR COMMERCIAL WEB SITES UNRELIABLE

FCAAIA Notes: An accurate pollen count can only be made AFTER the fact. That is, how much pollen was in the air for a preceding period of time (usually 24 hours). Commercial web sites try to predict in advance, what … Continue reading

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