Allergies A-Z

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Facts On File, 1994 - Allergy - 352 pages
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Prefaced with a brief history of allergy and immunology, the main body of this work comprises over 1000 entries covering every aspect of: allergies and their symptoms; inherited allergies; occupational and environmentally induced allergies; treatment and therapies; distribution and statistics; and much more. This A-Z guide is designed to be authoratitive enough for professionals, yet accessible enough for the general reader. It contains many cross-referenced entries on allergens such as pollens, cats and dogs, dust, cosmetics, shampoos, foodstuffs, flavourings and insect bites.

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This is a true encyclopedia of allergies. Alphabetically arranged entries range in length from two- to three-sentence definitions (housefly bites, immunopathology) to two- to three-page essays (AIDS ... Read full review

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The late Myron A. Lipkowitz, R.P., M.D., was a family practitioner, allergist, & registered pharmacist. He was co-author of "Encyclopedia of Vitamins, Minerals & Supplements" (Facts On File), "Therapeutic Communication", & many professional articles.

Tova Navarra, B.A., R.N., is a registered nurse, journalist, & author of eight books, including "Encyclopedia of Vitamins, Minerals & Supplements" (Facts On File). She lives in New Jersey.

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