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Each year, the lives of thousands of people across the country are saved because someone made the choice to become an organ donor. In April, Allegheny Health Network is honored to celebrate National Donate Life Month and pay tribute to all of those who have bestowed the precious gift of life to another through organ donation. Visit AHNdonate.org to learn more and register to be an organ donor.

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Format: 04/19/2014
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PRWeb Newswire: Allegheny Health Network Allergist Opposes OTC Sales of Corticosteroids in FDA Testimony, Citing Safety Concerns

Friday, August 2nd, 2013

David P. Skoner, MD, Director of the Division of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, Department of Medicine at Allegheny General Hospital (AGH), testified before the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in opposition to making triamcinolone acetonide nasal spray available over the counter. Dr. Skoner was chosen to represent the positions of both the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI) and the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) in recommending against over-the-counter sales of triamcinolone acetonide nasal spray (brand names include Nasacort) due to safety concerns.

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