Memorial Day Allergy-Friendly Holiday Guide

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May 26, 2017

Memorial Day Allergy-Friendly Holiday Guide

This Memorial Day Allergy-Friendly Holiday guide from The Asthma Center Allergists is full of tips to help those with allergies, asthma, and sinus problems enjoy all the weekend celebrations and outdoor activities.

Allergic to Red Meat? Lone Star Ticks to Blame

Allergic to Red Meat? Lone Star Ticks to Blame

With the warmer weather and spending more time outdoors, we are all more susceptible to tick bites. By now, most are familiar with Lyme disease from deer ticks. But did you know another tick variety prevalent in the Mid-Atlantic region, the Lone Star tick, can trigger red meat allergy?

Yellow Smoke? It’s Pine Pollen!

Yellow Smoke? It’s Pine Pollen!

Despite the abundance of pine pollen in our air samples, pine pollen allergy is often ignored. “For individuals who today are sneezing, itching, have itchy watery eyes and/or other allergy & asthma symptoms, exposure to multiple aeroallergens—what’s in the air—especially pine pollen in our air matters now,” explains Dr. Marc F. Goldstein, board-certified allergist at The Asthma Center. “Pine pollen makes our region unique from an allergy perspective compared to other areas of the Northeastern U.S. where pine pollen is minimal, nonexistent, or other species are prevalent.”

Food Allergy Awareness Week 2017: Oral Allergy Syndrome (OAS)

Food Allergy Awareness Week 2017: Oral Allergy Syndrome (OAS)

The Asthma Center joins Food Allergy Research and Education (FARE) in celebrating 20 years raising awareness on the seriousness of food allergies and oral allergy syndrome (OAS.)

Mother’s Day Allergy-Friendly Flowers Guide

Mother’s Day Allergy-Friendly Flowers Guide

Mother's Day Allergy-Friendly Flowers Guide to reduce allergy symptoms from flowers for an allergy-friendly Mother's Day.

May Allergy & Asthma Awareness Month 2017

May 8, 2017

May Allergy & Asthma Awareness Month 2017

The Asthma Center joins the Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America in raising allergy and asthma awareness with a new blog series about allergy & awareness.

5 Ways to Keep Pollen Out (of Your Eyes, Nose & Home)

May 1, 2017

5 Ways to Keep Pollen Out (of Your Eyes, Nose & Home)

Tree Pollen is Extreme. Read 5 tips from The Asthma Center Allergists (beyond the conventional wisdom) that can significantly reduce pollen exposure, especially on “bad pollen” days, and hopefully help you keep “merry for the month of May!”

Top Spring Allergy Signs & Symptoms

April 18, 2017

Top Spring Allergy Signs & Symptoms

Philadelphia, PA – April 18, 2017 – It's not too late to recognize allergies and avoid misery! “Trees are extreme and grasses are increasing. Clearly we are in the first phase of the spring pollen season with more on the way.” Dr. Donald Dvorin, Board Certified Allergist at The Asthma Center, and the only official National Allergy Bureau (NAB) certified pollen, ragweed and mold spore counter for the Delaware Valley.

Extreme Surge: Early Oak & Pine Tree Pollen

April 11, 2017

Extreme Surge: Early Oak & Pine Tree Pollen

“The nearly extreme level of tree pollen today—more than a seven-fold surge — produced surprises including early increases of Oak & Pine tree pollen.” Dr. Donald Dvorin, Board Certified Allergist at The Asthma Center, and the only official National Allergy Bureau (NAB) certified pollen, ragweed and mold spore counter for Philadelphia, PA and Mount Laurel, NJ

EpiPen Auto-Injector Recall Facts

March 31, 2017

EpiPen Auto-Injector Recall Facts

Philadelphia, PA – March 31, 2017 – FDA announces nationwide recall of EpiPen® and EpiPen®JR. If you have been prescribed an adrenaline auto-injector, The Asthma Center advises you to check the lot number and expiration date. Dr. Marc Goldstein, Board-Certified Allergist at The Asthma Center
Pollen Count

    POLLEN COUNT


    May 26, 2017

  • Trees: High

  • Grass: Not Seen

  • Ragweed: Not Seen

  • Other Weeds: Not Seen

  • Mold Spores: High

  • Predominant allergen(s):Outdoor Molds; Pine & Oak Tree Pollen

  • How do we count pollen?

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