May 2016 Outreach Publications


100+ Visits On Capitol Hill!
We met with legislators at Allergy & Asthma Day Capitol Hill to urge expanding access to care. Full coverage of AADCH, including our Congressional Briefing. Read more Network applauds new EPA methane standards

May Webinar: Seasonal Allergies
“Why is every year the worst ever for seasonal allergies?” Allergist Maeve O’Connor, MD, joins us on May 26 to provide insight. Register now | Watch now: April webinar on “Yellow Zone Strategies” for asthma

Hear Her Song
Gospel singer-songwriter Natalie Grant joined us at Allergy & Asthma Day Capitol Hill on May 12. She shared her and her daughter Gracie’s asthma story in a Q&A interview.

Sesame: The 9th Food Allergen?
Sesame allergy is on the rise in the United States. Food allergy columnist Erin Malawer goes in search of sesame in recipes and food labels. Read more

Ask the Allergist: VCD & Asthma
“What causes Vocal Cord Dysfunction and what triggers a reaction?” Allergist Stephen Tilles, MD, discussed VCD — often misdiagnosed as asthma. Read more

Plant Gender and Pollen Allergy
It’s a cliché that men are more aggressive and women are more nurturing — but is that cliché playing out in the plant world with the release of pollen? Read more

A New Hope For Severe Asthma
Bronchial Thermoplasty is an outpatient medical procedure for certain people with severe, difficult-to-contol asthma. Patient Laurie Hochstetler shares her story. Read more

USAnaphylaxis Summits 2016!
Topics include emergency anaphylaxis care and food allergy management in schools. Regional summits: St. Louis (Sept. 23); Orlando (Sept. 30) and Las Vegas (Oct. 7). Register now
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May 2016

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.


Conference Logo AAI 2016Allergy, Asthma & ENT Conference: Aug. 5-7,
San Antonio, Texas
Sessions include pediatric allergy, immunotherapy, sinusitis and COPD