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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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Annual Allergy & Asthma Conference

Thank you for attending our 19th Annual Allergy & Asthma Conference on March 24, 2017. We appreciate your support. 
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What are dust mites?

What are Dust Mites?

If you've been waking up in the mornings with itchy, red eyes, it may be a dust mite allergy. Dr. Nancy Ott talks more about it on the Good Question.
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Allergy & Asthma Specialists Announce Acquisition of Southdale Allergy and Asthma Clinic

Over the past 50 years Allergy & Asthma Specialists, PA has earned a reputation for our patient care and specialized testing, diagnosing and treatment of allergic diseases and conditions. We are committed to giving the best possible care to our patients and continually advancing our diverse service and accessible locations around the Twin Cities metro area. Allergy & Asthma Specialists is comprised of six physicians who are Board Certified Allergists and committed to offering patients the highest level of care. We are pleased to announce the acquisition of Southdale Allergy and
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Dr. Philip Halverson’s Video Bio

Philip C. Halverson, M.D.

Dr. Halverson is Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and American Board of Allergy and Immunology. He is an Adjunct Professor of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care and teaches medical students and residents in the diagnosis and care of patients with asthma and allergic diseases. Dr. Halverson serves on the Fairview Physician Associates Credentialing and Membership Committees.
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2 New Ways To Treat Your Allergies During Peak Season

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Allergy Peak season is always coming! Watch the following video from WCCO to find 2 new ways to treat your allergies.
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Dr. Hemalini Mehta Speaks on the Fall Allergy Season

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Watch Dr. Hemalini Mehta Speak on the following video from Channel 12 News. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pEEkwIH4t-M
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Pollen Pumps Up Allergies in Twin Cities

Watch the following video from Kare 11 news.
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Allergies Aren’t Always Forever for Kids

Allan Stillerman, M.D.

Dr. Stillerman of Allergy & Asthma Specialists talk with the Star Tribune about how food allergies in children aren't always forever. "A quarter of Americans believe they have food allergies. But it's only 4 percent for adults, and for children at the heart of the problem who are 1 to 2 years old, it's 6 to 8 percent."
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Doctors & Activists Mark 40th Anniversary of the Clean Air Act

Richard P. Bransford, M.D.

"The cost savings in hospitalizations, lost productivity from workers that either are sick themselves with heart or lung disease from pollution, or have to stay home with sick kids because their asthma kicks in on a bad air day, it's really a cost-effective piece of legislation," Dr. Richard Bransford said.
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