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Air Purifiers–What Should We Know?

posted in Allergies, Allergy and Asthma Care

More than a few patients ask us if buying an air cleaner or air purifier helps control allergic symptoms.  Running an air purifier can help to improve indoor air quality by filtering the air to remove odors and animal dander.  The Air Purifier Buying Guide of March 2020 from Consumer Reports states that portable air […]

Cat Allergy Treatment: Is A Vaccine Now Out Of The Bag?

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In June, I discussed the topic of whether there are hypoallergenic dogs.  The question should probably be whether the person is hypoallergic. Scientific studies do not support the existence of a hypoallergenic breed of dog.  However, wide variation between individual dogs within a breed exists.  The variation may allow a dog-allergic human, who can tolerate […]