January 26, 2016
by Adrianne Edmundson
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“Is there such a thing as red meat allergy?”

In recent years it has been discovered that a tick bite can lead to a delayed food allergy to mammalian meat products (meat from any kind of mammal). Red meat typically includes beef, pork, goat, and lamb, but patients can still tolerate chicken, … Continue reading

May 19, 2015
by Dr. John Overholt
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Should Children With Asthma Be Tested For Peanut Allergy?

During the recent American Thoracic Society meeting a study was presented that has caused a bit of a stir in the press. Headlines have included: “Many children with asthma have reaction to peanuts but don’t know it,” “The connection between … Continue reading

August 27, 2014
by Dr. Megan Stauffer
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Back to School with Food Allergies

It’s that time of year again, when we pack our children’s backpacks and start a new school year. For parents of children with food allergies it can be a particularly stressful time, as they worry about their children having a … Continue reading

October 1, 2013
by Dr. John Overholt
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Egg Allergy and Influenza Vaccination

It’s that time of year again. The weather is cooling, football season is a month old, and the leaves are starting to turn. It can only mean one thing. You need your flu shot. I’m sure that’s the first thing … Continue reading

September 18, 2013
by Dr. John Overholt
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Blood Testing for Allergies

If you’re wondering whether you have allergies, you can be tested two ways: a skin test and a blood test. Most allergists prefer skin tests – the results are immediately available, they are easier to interpret and may be more … Continue reading