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Can You Still Spread The COVID-19 Virus After You Have Received the Vaccine?

Can You Still Spread The COVID-19 Virus After You Have Received the Vaccine?

Even though someone receives the COVID vaccine and their body is building immunity, they may not be entirely immune yet and can act unknowingly as carriers of the disease. This scenario can happen even if they have no apparent symptoms (known as being asymptomatic) and can be very dangerous.
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Risks Of An Allergic Reaction To The COVID-19 Vaccine

Risks Of An Allergic Reaction To The COVID-19 Vaccine

With the FDA emergency use authorization of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine on December 11, 2020 and the Moderna vaccine on December 18, 2020, the Allergy Group recommends the following guidance for physicians and other providers related to risk of an allergic reaction on vaccination.
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Moving to Boise, Idaho? Here’s What You Need to Know About Allergies & Asthma in Boise

Moving to Boise, Idaho? Here’s What You Need to Know About Allergies & Asthma in Boise

Asthma is among the most common chronic diseases in the US, with more than 25 million individuals affected by it. What most individuals don’t realize is that not all asthma is the same. There are a variety of types of Asthma (please link to Oct 2020 blog)featuring different causes and symptoms.
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A Primer on mRNA Covid-19 Vaccines

A Primer on mRNA Covid-19 Vaccines

The vaccines produced by Pfizer (to be reviewed by the FDA on December 10th) and Moderna (to be reviewed by the FDA on December 17th) will be the first 2 vaccines approved. Both should be approved this month with distribution beginning within days of FDA approval.
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The Benefits of Seeing Your Allergist Via Telehealth

The Benefits of Seeing Your Allergist Via Telehealth

The emergence of COVID-19 has made life challenging for many Idaho residents with asthma and allergies. For many people, especially those with these preexisting conditions, the prospect of leaving their house to go to an appointment is scary.
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Not All Asthma Is the Same: Learn About the Different Types of Asthma

Not All Asthma Is the Same: Learn About the Different Types of Asthma

Over 25 million Americans suffer from asthma. Children account for about 4% of this number. As a person living with asthma, a special occasion can turn into a nightmare in a second. They need to be extra careful every day to avoid allergens and possible attacks.
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How Does Boise Air Quality Effect Pollen Allergy and Asthma?

How Does Boise Air Quality Effect Pollen Allergy and Asthma?

Smoke in the air can be a significant health risk here in the Boise, ID. One of the downsides of living in the west is the smoke from forest fires impacting air quality. If you have allergies or asthma conditions, this could affect you even more in a negative way.
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Fall Allergies in Boise, Idaho

Fall Allergies in Boise, Idaho

You may hear more about tree pollen allergies during spring, but many people also suffer from fall allergies. One of the most prolific fall allergens is ragweed plants that only thrive for one season - but will pack a powerful punch of up to 1 billion pollen grains from a single plant.
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What are the Common Weed Pollen Allergies During Idaho Summers?

What are the Common Weed Pollen Allergies During Idaho Summers?

Cannot stop sneezing this summer? Chances are, you are experiencing a pollen allergy. Pollen is a fine powder that most plants use to fertilize and reproduce—and it is also one of the most common culprits of allergic reactions in the United States.
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Why Should You See an Allergist for Asthma

Why Should You See an Allergist for Asthma

The most common type of Asthma is Allergic, or Allergy-Induced Asthma. While allergies alone can be a nuisance and difficult to manage, combined asthma, these symptoms and "attacks" can be very scary, and life-threatening.
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