January 2017 Outreach Publications


What’s the connection between asthma and your weight? Maeve O’Connor, MD, explains in our first Ask the Allergist video segment. Watch now!


AUVI-Q Returns Feb. 14
Millions of Americans, including those with high-deductible health plans, will be able to get Kaleo’s epinephrine auto-injector for $0 out of pocket. Read more

Preventing Peanut Allergy
New peanut allergy guidelines have the potential to reduce the prevalence of peanut allergy in the United States. Here’s what you need to know. Read more

When Traveling Abroad…
Don’t let your asthma or allergies hold you back on an overseas trip. Here are some tips to prep you for international travel. Read more | Sponsored by PURE Rooms

How Smoking Bans Help
What happens if you reduce children’s exposure to secondhand smoke? A significant decline in ER visits, a study reveals. Read more

Let It Snow
How to manage food allergies at a ski resort? First tip: call ahead. Ski lodges are relaxed, but most do take food allergies seriously, says columnist Erin Malawer. Read more

Latex Allergy Coverage!
Allergy & Asthma Network is pleased to welcome latex allergy expert Sue Lockwood to the staff. With Sue’s leadership, we are enhancing our latex allergy resources.

Save the Date: AADCH Is May 4
Registration is now open for our 20th annual Allergy & Asthma Day Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Check out our 2017 Policy Priorities (PDF)to learn about our key issues.

Webinar: Student Health Plans
Schoolchildren with asthma and allergies have daily needs and can be at risk for emergencies. How to keep them safe? Join @SallySchoesslerfor our first webinar of 2017. Register now

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Editor’s Note
Allergy & Asthma Today will publish
2 issues in 2017 as we continue to enhance our digital offerings.

Dr_ChildPhysicians Survey
Doctors who treat children and adolescents with persistent asthma are invited to take a brief and anonymous survey on asthma medications.




Asthma-TodayFind out about the latest asthma treatments and research in this new patient resource, courtesy of the
 American Thoracic Society.