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Doctors are hopeful about a new peanut allergy drug

peanut allergy drug offers hope

Fox 9 covers a story about a new treatment that may help millions of peanut allergy sufferers. Twin Cities Allergy & Asthma Specialist Dr. Allan Stillerman, who is also a member of the Clinical Research Institute, currently has seven peanut allergy patients enrolled in the trial testing of a new drug option. Although this new drug will not be a cure for peanut allergy sufferers, it will help build tolerance to peanuts over time.
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New Migraine Medicine Is Promising

Emgality migraine medicine

Dr. Berman was interviewed last Thursday on the newest migraine medicine. Our research division has completed several recent migraine studies. This product is the latest in a number of exciting developments in the prevention and treatment of migraine headaches.
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It’s Allergy Season

Now that it's spring, it's also allergy season. With most of Minnesota's pollen count being moderate to high, according to Pollen.com, that means many people are suffering from allergies. Take a look at what Dr. Gary Berman has to say about this year's allergies and how you can help minimize the impact.
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Tips to Prepare for Allergy Season from Kare 11 News

spring trees

KARE 11 News at 10 (Recorded Apr 9, 2018, Allergy season) from Raguse family on Vimeo. The snow and cold in Minnesota has held down pollen counts, but allergy season is ready as soon as things bloom. MINNEAPOLIS - If you look closely, the trees have buds just waiting to open up. And when they finally do, and when the snow finally melts, the pollen will begin flying through the air "We're waiting for it to start," said Dr. Gary Berman of Allergy & Asthma Specialists. Dr. Berman says the weather has delayed things, but there's no stopping allergy season. And if you're someone
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20th Annual Allergy & Asthma Conference

Thank you for attending our 20th Annual Allergy & Asthma Conference on March 16, 2018. We appreciate your support.
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Prevention of Peanut Allergy

Recent research has found that early introduction of peanut during infancy may reduce the risk of developing food allergy. Read Dr. Nancy Ott’s article for more information.
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20TH ANNUAL ALLERGY & ASTHMA CONFERENCE

  20th Annual Allergy & Asthma Conference  Friday, March 16, 2018 Minneapolis Marriott West Presented by: Allergy & Asthma Specialists, PA Clinical Research Institute, Inc. 20th Annual Allergy & Asthma Conference Brochure 2018 CONFERENCE REGISTRATION FORM To be added to the mailing list for our conference, please call 612-333-2200.
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Penicillin Allergy

If penicillin allergy is listed in your medical record, chances are you are not  allergic. The vast majority of individuals with this label are not truly allergic. Testing for penicillin allergy is available. Ruling out penicillin allergy is  important to allow for the prescribing of this class antibiotics. This reduces the prescribing of antibiotics that are more likely to have side effects, increase emergence of resistant bacteria, and are much more expensive. To be evaluated you may schedule an appointment and indicate you are interested in penicillin testing. The first visit will be a
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Maple Grove Clinic is Closing

October 2017 Dear Patient: It has been our pleasure to be part of the North Memorial Maple Grove campus for these past ten years.  We have enjoyed serving you, your family and the Maple Grove community during this time. December 2017 marks the end of our lease and the closure of our Maple Grove clinic. It is a privilege to serve as your physician and our desire to continue in your care.  We look forward to seeing you in our Plymouth – WestHealth, Minneapolis – Medical Arts and Edina – Southdale locations. Our professional and clinical staff will continue with physician schedules in
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Is cleanliness to blame for increased allergies?

How often do you wash your clothes? How often do you shower? Wash your hands? Sanitize the kitchen? The dishes? The kitchen table? Could it be that too much cleaning is behind a growing rate of allergies among Americans? Allergy rates have steadily increased in the US over the past 20 years, and a theory known is known "hygiene hypothesis" is gaining popularity in explaining why.
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