November 2017

Ask the Allergist:
Asthma On the Job
What precautions should people with asthma take when starting a new job? How best to handle a co-worker who uses a perfume or cologne that causes asthma symptoms. Allergist Allen Meadows, MD, weighs in. Watch now
JUST LAUNCHED: “Breathing Space” is a new educational resource for parents and caregivers of children managing uncontrolled allergic asthma. Read more


 Pay Now or Pay Later?
Choose a health insurance plan that suits your needs and understand how to use deductibles to your advantage — it has never been more important. Infographic

Restaurants and Food Allergies
We hosted a panel discussion at the World Food Championships on managing food allergies in restaurants. Watch now! | Chef Strategies: Elizabeth Falkner | New Restaurant Guide

Poinsettias and Latex Allergy
The brilliant-red poinsettia plant contains latex — and it could cause an allergic reaction. Allergist Kevin Kelly, MD, explains its cross-reactivity to latex and the risk to patients. Read more

CHIP In for Children’s Health
The Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) expired Sept. 30 — now states may not be able to ensure coverage for children with asthma. Contact your federal legislators now.

Video Blog: Go, Go, Go!
Off to school, football practice, a trip to the park — the Buckley family is always prepared. Find out their strategy for packing asthma and food allergy meds. Watch now

Milk Matters
Cow’s milk is a natural source of calcium, protein and vitamin D. But if you or your child is allergic to milk, how can you ensure a nutritionally balanced diet? Read more

Why ‘You Need 2’
Traveling for the Thanksgiving holiday? If you or your child is at risk for a severe allergic reaction, make sure you pack two epinephrine auto-injectors. Our infographic explains.

National Asthma Summit Recap

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