Summer 2015, Volume 13, Issue 2



Who’s on your healthcare team? How a coordinated, team-based approach helps patients and families.

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VOLUME 13, ISSUE 2

FEATURES


Who’s On Your Healthcare Team?
How a coordinated, team-based approach helps patients and families
By Gary Fitzgerald

3 Keys to Becoming a Savvy Patient
“Bring your brain. Be a partner. Be proactive.” Here’s why.
By Casey Quinlan

30th Anniversary Spotlight: Advocacy
A look back at how Allergy & Asthma Network made an impact in the halls of Congress and in schools.

Cracking the Peanut Problem
Latest on research suggesting eating peanuts in infancy could prevent peanut allergy.

‘Appy’ Days
A roundup of some of the most frequently downloaded asthma and allergy apps.

For Celiac Disease Patients, Gluten-Free Is Not a Choice
Coming to terms with eliminating gluten-filled food from your diet.
By Rachel Rieger

 

DEPARTMENTS


Tell All
Reader Letters

News & Views
Clean Air Counts • Air Pollution and Pollen • Weight-Loss Surgery and Asthma • Innovations in Immunotherapy • Homeopathic Warning from FDA • Allergic to Marijuana? • Medication News

5 Myths About…
Vitamins and Supplements

Ask the Allergist
Does Chronic Asthma Lead to COPD?

Advocates In Action
How to Communicate With Your Legislators

Food Allergy
Safe At Summer Camp

Asthma Education
The Great Outdoors: Helping Inner City Kids Learn to Manage Asthma

Well + Good
The Emotional Impact of Asthma and Allergies

All In Good Taste
Summertime and Soft Pretzels

ACE Spotlight
Dad’s Night Out: Food Allergy Fathers Meet in Austin, Texas

Anaphylaxis Education
Beekeeping With a Honeybee Allergy

Breatherville
Activities and Advice for Kids!