Safe Travels: Careful Planning Can Take You a Long Way



By Gary Fitzgerald When Diane, a 22-year-old graduate student at the University of Maryland, packed for a three-week study abroad…

Melting Away Allergies



People allergic to grass or ragweed – two common seasonal allergies in the U.S. – now have a new treatment…

Urging Congress to Ensure Patient Safety and Education



By Gary Fitzgerald U.S. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter (D-NH) envisions a day when people say, “There once was a disease called…

FDA Agenda Addresses OTC Medications



Allergy and asthma medications are at the forefront of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) agenda this year as…

Ask the Allergist: The Eyes Have It



Q: I wear soft contact lenses and during spring allergy season my eyes often become red and itchy. Do you…

Hotel Travel Tips



By Kevin Arnold
When traveling,  chances are you’re going to spend at least 10 hours a day in your hotel…