• Health Care Information Regarding Allergies and Asthma

    Health Care Information Regarding Allergies and Asthma

    Most Americans have insurance for asthma treatment and medical supplies. But many insurance plans have payment limits and other rules. Even if your insurance covers a treatment, getting the insurer to pay can sometimes be difficult. This article will help you get the most from your plan and pay the least from your own pocket.

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  • How to use an epipen

    How to use an epipen

    1. Remove auto injector from protective case. 2. Firmly grasp the auto injector in your fist with thumbs in. 3. Remove the blue safety cap. 4. Place the orange tip of the auto injector against the outer aspect of the thigh. The injector can be used directly through clothing. 5. With a quick motion, swing

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  • FOOD ALLERGY

    FOOD ALLERGY

    What is a food allergy? Food allergy is an immune reaction between small proteins in foods, interacting with sensitized cells in the gastrointestinal tract. These very specific reactions may result in mouth or throat swelling, nausea and/or vomiting, diarrhea, wheezing, hives, or generalized itching. A more severe response is referred to as anaphylaxis, which can

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  • Spring Allergy Season is Here!

    Allergy Season has arrived!  According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, the list below provides steps to feeling better during the Spring season.  Source: http://acaai.org/resources/connect/patient-newsletter/issue4 Blow Away Spring Allergies Many of the most common things people use to keep spring allergies in check may offer no relief at all. Take the right steps and

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