An allergy is a heightened sensitivity to a foreign substance (called an allergen) that causes the body’s defense system (the immune system) to overreact when defending itself. Normally, the immune system would only react if a harmful substance, such as bacteria, attacks the body. For people with allergies, their immune system is working too hard, […]
Inhaled corticosteroids are considered the most effective treatment for controlling asthma symptoms and preventing asthma ...
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Joann Blessing-Moore, MD Dr. Blessing-Moore is board certified pediatric pulmonologist and allergist/immunologist in private practice in Palo Alto and San Mateo, CA. Dr. Blessing-Moore is a member of local and national organizations and has served on numerous committees and held several elected positions and is a pioneer in the field of Asthma Education.