Dr David Skoner

Tablet Provides New Option For Allergy Sufferers To Find ReliefTo train your body to handle what makes you allergic, there have been allergy shots. But now there are allergy tablets.
$415K Given For Asthma Study Of Pittsburgh Kids
Emergency Rooms Filling With School ChildrenFor hospitals, the third week of September is one of the busiest weeks of the year.
Doctor Offers Advice To Allergy Sufferers As Ragweed Approaches Its PeakRagweed allergy sufferers, there's a reason you might be sneezing right now: the pollen is near its peak.
Should Allergy Drug Nasacort Be Over-the-Counter?A local doctor caused a stir at an open hearing at the Food and Drug Administration about the switch of prescription allergy drug Nasacort AQ to over-the-counter.
How To Make Sure You Child With Allergies Is Safe At SchoolMike Pintek was joined on NewsRadio 1020 KDKA by Dr. David Skoner of Allegheny General Hospital Director of Allergy and Immunology.
Allergy Sufferers Face Long Season In PittsburghSpring time is usually when the trees start to bud followed by a runny nose, an itchy throat and itchy eyes. All of these symptoms set in earlier this year due to the mild winter.
Researchers Develop Alternative To Shot For Grass AllergiesFor people with severe allergies, shots are the best way to handle the seasonal misery of sneezing, itchy eyes and runny nose. But who wants to get stuck with a needle, every week for 20 weeks with higher and higher doses of the allergy-causing substance?
Doctors Seeing More Adults Developing AllergiesWe've all heard about kids developing allergies - but adults? Doctors are seeing it more and more: adults who were never allergic to anything suddenly developing them.
Asthma Expert Talks About Protecting Kids From “September Spike”Ever heard of the "September Spike?” Every year, it happens around the third week of September. It's when cases of asthma increase in local schools.
Wet Spring, Hot Summer Is Recipe For AllergiesThe last few days of warmer weather have been a blessing for some and a curse for others. A wet spring and a hot start to summer has been the recipe for allergies for some people around the area.
Allergy Season Hits Early
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