August 2016 e-News


On EpiPen Pricing
Network President and CEO Tonya Winders discusses the pricing of EpiPens and the impact of high-deductible health plans. Read More | EpiPen generic coming soon

Nebulizers and Kids
What can parents do to make using a nebulizer easier for children? Can treatment be given while a child is asleep? Allergist Purvi Parikh, MD, answers a reader question. Read more

Meet Miss Delaware
Amanda Debus brings food allergy awareness to the Miss America pageant on Sept. 11. She has multiple food allergies and exercise-induced asthma. Read more | Vote for Amanda!

Cleaning Your Indoor Air
What to do when allergens and irritants enter the home? Air monitors — such as those provided by HomeLab — can identify indoor pollutants and show you how to get rid of them. Read more

Stock Albuterol In Schools
What happens if a student’s asthma inhaler is left at home or lost at school? Availability of quick-relief albuterol inhalers help ensure emergency treatment. Read more

So His Son Is Never Forgotten
Former NFL running back Ickey Woods is an advocate for asthma research and education. His 16-year-old son Jovante died after an asthma flare in 2010. Read more

Snack Smarter with Surf Sweets
Organic gummy candy and jelly beans, free of the top 10 allergens, no artificial colors and

E-Cigarette Regulations Begin
E-cigarette and hookah smoking are on the rise among teens. New FDA regulations restrict youth sales. Read more | CDC’s Guide for Quitting Smoking

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