Spring/Summer 2018, Volume 16, Issue 1



From hospital to home, what you need to know to keep yourself in good health after an asthma or anaphylaxis flare. Plus, how Shared Decision Making is changing doctor-patient relationships.

VOLUME 16, ISSUE 1

 

COVER STORY


14 After the ER: Ensuring a Safe Transition of Care
From hospital to home, what you need to know to keep yourself
in good health after an asthma or anaphylaxis scare.

FEATURES


18  Come Together
Shared Decision Making between doctor and patient is transforming healthcare.

22  After the Storm
Flood cleanup is essential to keep mold at bay – especially after hurricanes.

23  Spring Is In the Air
How to keep pollen in check – from management to medications.

25  Don’t Keep It a Secret
Peter Moffat, executive producer of HBO’s “The Night Of,” discusses his atopic dermatitis.

26  Living with Animal Allergies – And Learning to Trust Immunotherapy
Allie Bahn grew up around animals. Now
she hopes allergy shots can keep symptoms at bay.

28  Why Lupin Allergy Is Becoming More Common
As demand for gluten-free foods increase, so may the prevalence of lupin.

32 Going Places
Plan ahead so that your asthma and allergies don’t ruin your summer vacation.

 

DEPARTMENTS


7  Tell All
Readers React

8 News & Views
Latest Research, Resources and Medication Updates

13 Asthma Education
‘Still Fighting for Breath’ Global Data

17 Ask the Allergist
Stepping Down Your Medication

20 Advocates In Action
Asthma Health Disparities

21 Well+Good
Native American Children and Barriers to Asthma Care

24 Skin Sense
What’s Causing My Eczema? 6 Common Triggers

29 Food Allergy
‘Peter Rabbit’ and Food Allergies On the Big Screen

30 Anaphylaxis Education
Epi Storage Tips At Home And On the Go

31 ACE Spotlight
Stock Epi Is Saving Lives

33 Infographic
Go Generic

34 All In Good Taste
Seafood-Free Sushi

35 Breatherville
Activities and Advice for Kids