What’s Your Emergency Plan?



Hurricanes, earthquakes, wildfires tornadoes, flooding – natural disasters can happen anytime, anywhere. Their suddenness shouldn’t catch asthma and allergy patients…

Back to School With Confidence: Prevent Bullying of Kids With Asthma, Food Allergies



Children with asthma and food allergies are vulnerable to bullying at school and online, often by classmates who tease or…

How Parents, Schools Can Prevent Bullying



Eight-year-old Abigail arrives at school every morning with her green and pink polka-dot medical bag on her shoulder. Inside, she…

Allergy and Asthma Dorm Essentials



Going off to college is the start of a new chapter in your life. Living away from home for the…

Ask the Allergist: Why Asthma Action Plans are Essential



“My son’s school requested I submit an Asthma Action Plan. Where can I get one to bring to my doctor…

Avoid the Asthma Danger Zone



Asthma and allergies don’t take a hiatus during the summer. So why do some asthma patients?Studies show that patients who…

Asthma and Allergies Go to College



Last year, in an article for Allergy & Asthma Today magazine, Andrea Holka wrote about her son Zach’s transition to…

After the Sting



For most people stung by a bee, there’s a burning sensation at the sting site followed by a red bump…