Allergy App?

There is an interesting article referenced on the front page of the Indianapolis Star Monday October 31, 2016  . The article actually is on page 3A and continues on 14A. It has an eye-catching title, “Think you have allergy? There’s an app for that”. I am an allergist- one could say that my perspective is […]

October 31, 2016 · fleickly · No Comments
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Skin Prick Tests and Blood Tests for Allergy in Young Children

‘Disagreement between skin prick tests and specific IgE in young children’ by A.M Schoos, B.l.k. Chawes, N. Folsgaard, N. Samandari, K. Bonnelykke, and H. Bisgaard.  This article appears as a pre-publication. It has been accepted by the journal ‘Allergy’. Of note, even as a pre-publication, it has been a very popular article. I presented this […]

November 6, 2014 · fleickly · No Comments
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Allergy Fast Facts

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) puts out a newsletter each month (AAP News). This month there was a few inserts; one dealing with the 2012-2013 Influenza Vaccine Guidelines and the other was ‘Fast Facts on Allergy Testing’. ‘Fast Facts’ was written by Dr. Scott Sicherer for the AAP Section on Allergy and Immunology. This […]

October 10, 2012 · fleickly · No Comments
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Choose Wisely Campaign

How would you like to undergo a blood test or have your child undergo a blood test only to discover that the test is of no clinical value in the day to day diagnosis and management of a medical condition? What if that test gave a result that was contrary to your own observations or […]

July 17, 2012 · fleickly · No Comments
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