Dr. James Sublett - Family Allergy and Asthma

Dr. Sublett Becomes President of ACAAI

ATLANTA, GA. (November 10, 2014) – James L. Sublett, M.D., Louisville, Kentucky, was installed president of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) at the ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting in Atlanta on Nov. 10.  This is a tremendous honor, as the ACAAI has over 6,000 members and is the largest association of practicing

Celebrating 35 years of Excellence at Family Allergy & Asthma

Celebrating 35 Great Years!

This August marks Family Allergy & Asthma’s 35th Anniversary! Dr. Stephen Pollard and Dr. James L. Sublett founded Family Allergy & Asthma in 1979 and both are still practicing today. They’ll tell you it’s hard for them to believe that their baby has grown to become one of the largest allergy groups in the nation

London, KY Office Opening; Corbin Office Closing

On May 19, 2014, we will be opening a new office in London, KY and will be closing our Corbin office effective May 14.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause our current Corbin patients. The new office in London gives us the added space we need and the ability to offer on-site allergy

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FDA Approves New Allergy Tablets

The FDA has recently approved oral immunotherapy tablets for sale within the US. There are now three allergy tablets approved by the FDA: Oralair (5 different grasses) Grastek (timothy grass) Ragwitek (ragweed) These are all fast-dissolving tablets that are placed under the tongue and contain specific pollen extracts.  They are meant to be taken at

Do allergy shots work for children - Family allergy and Asthma

Do Allergy Shots Work for Children?

Per the American Academy of Pediatrics, age is not a barrier to skin testing – even infants can benefit.  Children can also receive allergy shots.  The age in which shots may be recommended to young children is done on a case-by-case basis.  While there has been some disagreement in the medical community about the role

How do allergy shots work - Family Allergy and Asthma

How Do Allergy Shots Work?

What Are Allergy Shots? Immunotherapy, more commonly referred to as allergy shots, are not a medication, but rather a more natural approach to increasing your tolerance to the allergens in which you are allergic. Once you have been allergy tested, our allergists may recommend allergy shots based on your diagnosis. Are Allergy Shots Effective? According

New Offices Opening in Columbus, IN, Newport and London, KY

We are excited to announce that we will be opening new offices in both Columbus, Indiana and Newport, Kentucky in late-March, 2014. Both locations will offer allergy shots on-site. More information will be made available as we get closer to opening. We will be opening an office in London, KY in late-April, 2014. For more

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

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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