June 2016 Outreach Publications


Keep an Eye Out for Fire Ants
Fire ants continue to spread — for people allergic to their venom, they can be deadly. What to do if you are bitten? Read more | More on avoiding insect stings

Ask the Allergist: On Retesting
“How often should I be retested for allergies?” A patient asks, Bryan Martin, DO, President of the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, answers. Read more

Watch Our Webinars Anytime!
Our monthly webinars are available on demand, including our most recent — “Patient-Centered Care at its Best: Shared Decision Making” with Network President and CEO Tonya Winders. Register now: “Insect Sting Allergy” webinar

Asthma Care On Wheels
Breathmobiles and Asthma Vans are transforming how people in urban and rural areas access asthma care. Read more

How to Prep for Summer Camp
Schedule pre-camp appointment with your allergist? Check. Talk with camp staff? Check. Asthma and allergy medications up to date? Check. Read more

Camp Cultivate: Growth Potential
When parents of children with food allergies asked Andrew Singer, MD, about allergy-safe summer camps in Knoxville, Tennessee, he recognized an unmet need. Read more

Asthma Educators Conference
The Association for Asthma Educators will host its annual conference Aug. 5-7 in Jacksonville, Florida. Parents, doctors, other healthcare providers are welcome. More info

Anaphylaxis Education
2016 USAnaphylaxis Summit sessions include emergency care and food allergy management in schools. Join us: St. Louis (Sept. 23); Orlando (Sept. 30); Las Vegas (Oct. 7). Register now
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JUNE 2016
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Doctor On Demand’s ability to
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Allergy & Asthma Network members can receive $10 off their first visit with Doctor On Demand by using coupon code “AAN.” Learn more about the Network and Doctor On Demand partnership and sign up today!


Camp instructors and parents:
The Asthma Blues Camp Tool Kit is based on the work of Al Keith, author of “Asthma Blues™.” It includes songs, lessons and activities for all learning styles and age groups.