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Increased Medication Burden for Patients With Both Asthma and Allergies

November 18, 2018 Share this content: When patients have both asthma and allergies, their need for asthma medication increases compared with patients with only asthma. This article is part of Pulmonology Advisor‘s coverage of the ACAAI 2018 meeting, taking place in Seattle, Washington. Our staff will report on medical research related to allergy, asthma, and… Read More »

Urgent Care Centers Ease ER Burden in U.S.

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Sept. 7, 2018 (HealthDay News) — For minor ills such as sore throats, privately insured Americans increasingly use urgent care centers rather than hospital emergency rooms, a new study finds. Researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston analyzed 2008-2015 data from Aetna, the commercial health insurance company. “The… Read More »