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Old Allergists and New Treatments

By Dr. Paul Ehrlich Several times a year I get asked by new patients/parents if I will provide treatments they have read about on the Internet, principally oral immunotherapy (OIT) for food allergies and sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT), for both food allergies and environmental allergies. Sometimes the treatments are much more exotic, such as parasites and […]

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Thoughts on Race and Anaphylaxis

By Dr. Paul Ehrlich Our October interview with Dr. Robert Y. Lin, my friend and colleague at the New York Allergy and Asthma Society, entitled “Fatal Anaphylaxis: What the Numbers Tell Us” attracted a good deal of well-deserved attention. Among the noteworthy statistics over a 12-year period as published in an article he co-authored: that […]

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