Hay fever? Allergies? Blame a Neanderthal.

Recent reports in the American Journal of Human Genetics attribute modern allergies and hay fever to genes that were passed on from Neanderthals in years past. “Janet Kelso [of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology} and her colleagues and a second team from the Pasteur Institute decided to search through human DNA collected by… Read more »

Auvi- Q Recall – Voluntary Nationwide Recall of ALL Auvi Q®

Sanofi US is voluntarily recalling ALL Auvi Q® (epinephrine injection, USP). The recall involves ALL Auvi Q currently on the market and includes both the 0.15 mg and 0.3 mg strengths. The Lot numbers include every consecutive lot number beginning with 2081278 through 3037230. The products have been found to potentially have inaccurate dosage delivery…. Read more »

Flu Vaccine FAQ & Misconceptions

By Nan Laoprasert, MD Since the flu season is in progress, we reprint a part of the article that appeared in last spring’s newsletter to address FAQ’s and misconceptions about the influenza vaccine and to review recent information regarding the influenza vaccine in egg allergic patients. Most of this information and more can be found… Read more »

September 26, 2015; 10AM to 2PM – National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

On September 26th between 10 AM and 2 PM, there will be locations nationwide taking back prescription drugs for proper disposal. The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications. Please… Read more »

Congratulations to our 2015 Founders Award Scholarship recipients

We are excited to announce that Carter Butte, Christopher King, Kavan Ossentjuk and Ben Sappey are our 2015 Founders Award Scholarship Recipients. Please click this link for more about our recipients and to see them receiving their scholarship certificates. To apply click here.

Learning Early About Peanut (LEAP) Study

Dear Colleagues, We are writing regarding the Learning Early About Peanut (LEAP) study preventing peanut allergy through early consumption in “at-risk” infants recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Early peanut consumption was effective at preventing allergy not only in infants who showed no indication of peanut sensitization at baseline (primary prevention) but… Read more »

CAAC Welcomes New Physician, Dr. Shaila Gogate

Dr. Gogate Joins Practice as Thirteenth Practicing Physician and Principal Investigator at Denver Research Division Denver-September 22, 2014 – Colorado Allergy and Asthma Centers, PC is pleased to welcome Shaila Gogate to their staff. She is the newest member to CAAC’s practice, consisting of 13 physicians and 10 locations in and around the Denver metro… Read more »