Choosing Insurance from the Health Exchange

If you are currently looking for coverage on the Kentucky healthcare exchange (kynect), please be advised that Family Allergy & Asthma is in-network with all but one of the five health insurance products offered on the exchange. We are not a participating provider with Humana Kentuckiana/Louisville HMOx. If you are currently a patient and wish

Explaining the Cause of Asthma

Asthma is a Chronic Lung Disease Asthma is a disease that affects the airways in your lungs.  If you have asthma, the lining of your airways are swollen and inflamed all the time. This makes your airways more likely to be bothered by allergens or other things such as smoke, stress, exercise or cold air. These triggers

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Allergy Shots Help with Pet Allergies

As printed in the Wall Street Journal – By Heidi Mitchell, Nov. 19, 2013 Pet Allergies No Deterrent for Determined Owners Many endure wheezing, hives and more for the sake of puppy love When Jennifer Richter learned that her 2-year-old daughter was allergic to Jack, the family cat, there was only one option. Her daughter

U.S. Senate Passes School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act

In a historic achievement for the food allergy community, the U.S. Senate today passed the School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act (H.R. 2094), important legislation championed by Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) that will help protect students with food allergies. The bill, introduced by Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Mark Kirk (R-IL), encourages states

Dr. Hans Otto, CEO Kay, Dr. James Sublett, and Dr. Joseph Turbyville receives Freedom award

Family Allergy Accepts Freedom Award

Family Allergy & Asthma was selected as one of 30 finalists from a pool of 2,899 nominations from across the country. According to a press release by the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), selections were based on “company policies and informal initiatives that go above and beyond in assisting and encouraging National