March 2016 Outreach Publications


A LEAP Forward?
Evidence is growing that introducing peanuts to infants is beneficial in preventing peanut allergy. However, questions remain. Here’s the latest reaction to the LEAP-On study. Read more

Webinar: Inhaler Confusion?
In the first of our year-long webinar series, join Randall Brown, MD, of Children’s Hospital of Michigan as we look at the latest in inhaled asthma medications. Register now

Spring Break Travel Tips
With any long distance trip, it’s important to talk with your doctor before leaving and be sure your medications are up to date. Read more

For Your Dining Pleasure
Food-allergic diners evaluated restaurant chains across the country. Here are this year’s top 10 — the rankings are based on how well restaurants accommodated food allergies. Read more

Asthma Care In Schools 
Introduced in Congress on March 6, the School-Based Asthma Management Program Actwould provide federal funding for states that adopt a stock albuterol program. Read more

Staying Alert On Allergy Meds
When treating allergies with antihistamines, you may experience some drowsiness – a common side effect to the medication. What can you do about it? Read more

Peanut Allergy and Fro-Yo
Peanut allergens found on frozen yogurt shop topping counters were – by far – the highest vs. other public settings, including airplane tray tables and restaurant tables. Read more

Does Where You Live Matter?
Your environment – whether it’s the inner city, suburbs or rural regions – plays a role in asthma and allergy health. Read the cover story of our latest magazine – email your comments to

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MARCH 2016
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Join us!
* Patient advocacy
* Congressional lunch briefing
* Meetings with legislators
* Networking reception


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