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Asthma and Allergy Resource Center

Welcome to Crozer-Keystone's Asthma and Allergy Resource Center. This is your source for information about Crozer-Keystone's services, physicians and additional resources to help you and your family understand and cope with this year's upcoming allergy season.

Click on the topics below for additional information.

Tough Allergy Season Ahead - Be Prepared 

This Year's Mild Winter Brings Early Spring Allergies

According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI), approximately 35 million Americans suffer from seasonal allergies. This year, an unusually mild winter kept freezing temperatures and snow only a distant memory of last year. However, the mild winter has allowed pollen season to arrive much earlier than normal, which is the last thing those who suffer from spring allergies and asthma want to hear. Read more>

Thomas Klein, M.D. Discusses Upcoming Allergy Season

Thomas Klein, M.D., Chief of Allergy and Immunology at DCMH, talks about our early allergy season and ways you can cope.

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How Does an Early Spring Affect People with Asthma?

What Does an Early Spring Mean for Asthma Sufferers?

Spring’s early arrival could have adverse affects on asthma sufferers with allergies. Mold and pollen are common asthma triggers, keeping untreated sufferers indoors while the weather is nice. According to Anthony Rooklin, M.D, co-chief of the Division of Allergy and Immunology at Crozer-Chester Medical Center, people with asthma should keep tight control on their condition at all times, not just when their triggers cause a problem. Read more>

Anthony Rooklin, M.D., Discusses Effects of Asthma

Anthony Rooklin, M.D., co-chief of Allergy and Immunology at Crozer-Chester Medical Center, covers asthma and how people with asthma and allergies may be faring this spring.

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Allergies or Cold? How Can You Tell?

Is It Allergies or the Common Cold?

Runny nose, itchy eyes, sneezing, coughing...does this sound familiar? You're not alone. About 25% of Americans suffer from allergies every year. Colds are not uncommon at this time of year, either. So how do you tell the difference? And how to you treat symptoms? Learn more here>

Thomas Klein, M.D. Discusses Allergies and Colds

Thomas Klein, M.D., Chief of Allergy and Immunology at DCMH, talks about signs and symptoms of allergies and the common cold and how to tell the difference.  Video

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Tips to Minimize Effects of Springtime Allergies

How to Allergy-Proof Your Home and Yourself This Spring

Learn tips to avoid the sniffling, sneezing, runny, itchy eyes of springtime allergies, especially in your own home. Learn more here>

Sandra Gawchik, D.O., Discusses Ways to Minimize Allergy Symptoms

Sandra Gawchik, D.O., co-chief of Allergy and Immunology at Crozer-Chester Medical Center, covers how to protect yourself if you have allergies via immunotherapy and allergen avoidance.

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K.A.M.P.

Read about the Kids Asthma Management Program, or contact us at 610-447-6030.

Additional Info

For more info, email or visit the Healthplex®.

To talk to someone or schedule an appointment please call 610-328-8830.