Winter 2015, Volume 13, Issue 4



Telehealth is an emerging trend in allergy and asthma care – for doctors and patients alike. Plus: Is your school prepared to treat anaphylaxis?

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VOLUME 13, ISSUE 4

FEATURES


The Doctor is… Online
Welcome to the future: the emerging role of telehealth – the use of technology to support long-distance clinical healthcare and patient education – in allergy and asthma care.
By Gary Fitzgerald

30th Anniversary Spotlight: Research
A look back at how Allergy & Asthma Network made an impact in the field of research.
By Laurie Ross

Is Your School Prepared to Treat Anaphylaxis
Forty-eight states have stock epinephrine laws and all 50 have medication self-carry laws on the books – but challenges remain.
By PK Daniel

Choosing Immunotherapy for Spring Grass Allergies
Winter months are the ideal time to consider immunotherapy tablets in advance of the spring allergy season.
By David Skoner, MD

An Everyday ‘Superhero’
Meet 10-year-old Savion Johnson, comic book star from Columbus, Ohio and sidekick to the Medikidz superheroes.
By Gary Fitzgerald


DEPARTMENTS


Tell All
Reader Letters

News & Views
When Anaphylaxis Strikes Twice • Sleep Yourself Healthy • Early Antivirals for Flu • E-cigs Lead to Real Tobacco • Obesity and Lung Function • Medication News
By Laurie Ross

Asthma Education
Choosing the Right Delivery Device

Ask the Allergist
Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria: When Hives Keep Coming Back
By Laurie Ross

Advocates In Action
Why the Clean Power Plan is Important For Your Health

5 Myths About…
Participating in Clinical Trials

Rare Diseases
Hard to Swallow: Is It Food Allergy or EoE?

All In Good Taste
Gluten-Free Holiday Trimmings

Well + Good
Risky Business: Teens and Taking Risks

Anaphylaxis Education
Think Warm Thoughts

ACE Spotlight
How Food Allergy Research Is Making a Difference

Breatherville
Activities and Advice for Kids!