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People who manage their asthma can improve their chances against COVID-19

Asthmatics who have their illness well under control have less severe COVID-19 outcomes than those with uncontrolled asthma, according to a large study conducted by USC and Kaiser Permanente Southern California. The findings, published in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice, suggest that asthma patients—especially those who require clinical care—should continue taking […]

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Most people find allergy information on food labels unclear

When researchers evaluated consumers’ understanding of allergy information on food labels, less than half of individuals found the information to be clear. The study, which is published in Clinical & Experimental Allergy, involved two separate experiments with a total of 96 consumers with food allergies and 105 without. Investigators first randomly presented 18 different food […]