Allercy and Asthma Health
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The Official Publication of AAN - MA

Fall 2015

  • Trick or Treat!
    By James E. Ginda, MA, RRT, FAARC
    A child with asthma has several challenges to overcome when Halloween rolls around, but with a few Halloween tricks, we can turn the occasion into a treat.

  • What’s New with the Flu?
    By Claire Aloan, MS, RRT-NPS, FAARC
    CDC updates for this fall include what the newest vaccine will contain and what is expected to be available for the upcoming season (2015-2016), as well as some new information on the vaccine dose for children aged six months through eight years.

  • Tips To Help Allergy Sufferers Breathe Easier this Fall
    By Brian Cayko, MBA, RRT
    Allergies can change with the seasons. This fall, while you’re preparing to add that extra layer of clothing, open or close your windows, and spend time in and outdoors, also pay close attention to protecting your respiratory health.

  • When in Doubt, Use It! Epinephrine Can Save a Life in an Emergency
    By Sarah M. Varekojis, PhD, RRT
    Severe allergic reactions, also called anaphylaxis, can be handled quickly with epinephrine when you know how to recognize the allergic symptoms and act fast.

  • News Bits
    Read the newest information about asthma and allergies from these studies appearing online.

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Allergy & Asthma Health Staff

Marsha Cathcart
Editor
Thomas J. Kallstrom, RRT, FAARC
Managing Editor
Beth Binkley Contributor
Kelly Piotrowski
Graphic Artist

 

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