Dr. Deborah Gentile

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Experts Fear Tough Allergy Season After Cold Winter

You may have already noticed it – the dreaded sneezing, itchy eyes and scratchy throat that comes with allergy season.


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Local Experts To Launch Study Regarding High Number Of Asthma Cases

AGH received grant money to conduct a study to find the cause of increase asthma in children in the Pittsburgh area.

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New Study To Look At Air Pollution, Severe Asthma Attacks

If you suffer from severe asthma attacks, a group of local doctors wants to hear from you.


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Fall Season Typically A Busy Time For Mold Allergies

This is a bad time of year for 11-year-old Connor Duran. “Really hard to breathe, and run, and move,” Duran, of Robinson, describes. “I usually take my inhaler before practice. Last year at this time, I actually wasn’t able to play football.


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People Allergic To Bees Warned To Be On Guard After Hot, Dry Summer

Summer is winding down and we’re headed into fall. But did you know this time of year is when bees are most active and aggressive? And that can be bad news for people who are allergic.


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Allergy Season Gets Early Start

If your nose is running and you think you have a cold, you may actually have something else.


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Study: Antibiotics Work No Better Than Placebo In Treating Sinus Infections

One in five antibiotic prescriptions in the U.S. are for sinus infections.


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Holiday Season Can Make Life Miserable For Allergy Sufferers

‘Tis the season for allergies. The holidays are chock full of things that can make life miserable for allergy sufferers.


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Could Acetaminophen Worsen Asthma Symptoms?

The study published today in the journal “Pediatrics” basically says, acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol, can spark new cases of asthma and make existing cases worse.


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Experts Offer Advice On Watching Out For Halloween Candy Allergies

Who can resist Halloween candy? If you have food allergies, it may be in your best interest. Most candy treats contain at least one of the top three allergy triggers for kids.


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Rain Puts Damper On Outdoor Activities

Back to back rainy days this spring has local baseball fields normally packed with kids this time of year deserted.


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Nasal Sprays Could Help Allergy Sufferers

Around here it’s pollen season and people with allergies are feeling it. The allergists can’t keep up.


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Food Allergies Spur Emergency Room Visits

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Emergency room visits because of food allergies are up. “We think it’s due to a variety of factors. Some of it may be related to how we live today. We live in […]


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Dr. Deborah Gentile Talks About Allergy Season

Dr. Deborah Gentile with Allegheny General Hospital Allergy and Immunology says it’s shaping up to be a rough season.

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