October 2017 Outreach Publication


Boston-Bound for ACAAI: Watch the 2017 National Asthma Summit LIVE
For the first time, the annual National Asthma Summit will be livestreamed on the Internet. Join us Friday, Oct 27 at 8 a.m. ET to hear from national experts on trends in asthma care. Click here to register to watch the livestream.
Ask the Allergist: On Eczema
Many children with eczema struggle to sleep due to itchy skin. Allergist Chitra Dinakar, MD, offers recommendations to ease the itch. Watch now | Transcript

Some bullies use words, others use food. Allergy & Asthma Network is partnering with kaleo and three other advocacy groups to raise awareness of the harmful effects of food allergy bullying. Press Release | Infographic (PDF) | NoAppetiteforBulllying.com

Go Generic
What’s the difference between brand-name meds and generics? Topping the list is cost — 87% of patients save $ when switching from brand to generic. Infographic

When Asthma Returns…
For years, Allie Bahn’s asthma was under control — and then suddenly symptoms re-emerged. It brought her back to “a sometimes scary reality.” Read more

Video Blog: Halloween Tricks
Halloween can be scary for parents of children with food allergies. “Food allergy mom” Amanda Eisen shares tips for trick-or-treating and recipes for Halloween fun. Watch now

A Peanut Allergy Cure?
Aimmune Therapeutics, Inc. is partnering with Regeneron and Sanofi to develop a therapy for increased peanut allergy protection following desensitization. Read more

Build Your Advocacy Skills
By working together, we form a strong, collective voice to inform and influence public policy. Learn to be an advocate. Check out the “Tools and Tips to Get You Started” video.

Latex Allergy Webinar
Latex allergy is more than just latex gloves — it’s found in 40,000+ products. “Beyond the Gloves” webinar is Wednesday, Oct. 25, at 4:00 pm ET:Register now | Free poster (PDF)

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 ‘Addressing Allergies In Food Service’

We’re hosting a free food allergy symposium at the World Food Championships, Nov. 10 in Orange Beach, Alabama.


Celebrity chef Elizabeth Falkner | Ruchi Gupta, MD | Michael Pistiner, MD | Tonya Winders, MBA

Coming to Boston
for ACAAI?
Visit us at Booth 2814 in the
 Exhibit Hall for posters, magazines, and more free resources.