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March 2008 - Posts

ADVANCE Perspective: Respiratory Views

Scenting the way to reduce fragrance-induced asthma attacks
March 24, 2008 2:38 PM by test test
Minnesota just became the third state nationwide to consider a campaign for scent-free schools. Rep. Karen Clark proposed educating students about how their Burberry, Marc Jacobs and Axe contribute to classmates' health problems, including asthma. (Clark, Read More...
AAAAI Coverage - Reaching a consensus in asthma care
March 20, 2008 3:01 PM by test test
Rhythmic jazz music and the sweet scent of flowers filled the Philadelphia Convention center during my last visit for the Philadelphia Flower Show. This time, the sniffling was the same-blame it on Philadelphia's late winter weather-but the topic, pediatric Read More...
AAAAI Coverage — Keynote Address
March 18, 2008 1:34 PM by Colleen Mullarkey
Kirk Walters of The Toledo Blade Technology in the 21 st century has eased us of most of the physical burdens our grandparents and great-grandparents had to endure, but certainly some of our modern-day conveniences have come at a price. Our society has Read More...
AAAAI Coverage - Eat My Dust, Azma!
March 17, 2008 11:25 AM by Lauren Meade Kamath
When Jennifer Moyer Darr, LCSW, a social worker with the National Jewish Medical and Research Center, Denver, Colo., asked one of her young clients suffering asthma to draw her illness, Darr was puzzled by the crayon markings on the page. A clown named Read More...
AAAAI annual meeting
March 14, 2008 3:27 PM by Lauren Meade Kamath
Roughly 7,000 physicians and health care practitioners are gathering in Philadelphia for the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology annual conference (March 14 to 18). ADVANCE staffers will share highlights throughout the four-day convention Read More...


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