New Guidelines for People With Nasal Allergies
For the one in six Americans bothered by nasal allergies, new guidelines have been issued to help doctors diagnose and treat their sniffles and sneezes.
The recommendations from the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation spell out the do’s and don’ts for treating what’s formally known as “allergic rhinitis,” and often called hay fever.
Got Eczema? How About Health Care?
Eczema is a frustrating problem — it itches, and you don’t look your best in sleeveless tops. And you may have trouble getting access to health care.
A new study by Jonathan I. Silverberg, MD, PhD, found that adults with eczema were more likely to have difficulty finding medical care than those without eczema. Also, adults with eczema had higher out-of-pocket costs, more lost workdays and poorer overall health.