McLEAN, VA, FEBRUARY 13, 2013 – Meth addiction is a worldwide epidemic of unimaginable proportions, with an estimated 15,000 deaths in the United States alone last year. States with prescription-only pseudoephedrine laws show a decrease in meth labs, Read the rest of this entry »
McLEAN, VA, FEBRUARY 13, 2013 – Valentine’s Day often revolves around food—perhaps a dinner date at a nice restaurant or a box of chocolates for a loved one. If you or a loved one has life-threatening food allergies, are you prepared? Preventing anaphylaxis requires the skill to ask questions about ingredients Read the rest of this entry »
Check out AANMA’s “Fun, Fit and Breathing Free” Calendar featuring so many ways to get moving and grooving that you’ll find it difficult to sit still even with asthma and exercise-induced-bronchospasm. It’s free to new AANMA members, so join today!!! Read the rest of this entry »
This column is controversial, but I’m compelled to write it. I have seen too many terrified parents who have been led to believe that being in the same room, on a plane or at a birthday party as a peanut is going to kill their peanut-allergic child. Their children are fearful of classmates, friends and food…and now, in the name of good intentions, Read the rest of this entry »
One chef drizzled coconut ginger sauce on a plate of rice pudding. Another blended papaya, mango, honeydew and strawberries into an ambrosia salad. A third topped a sugary gelatin with a fresh pineapple slice.
A scene from the reality TV cooking show “Top Chef”?
By Chef Michelle Austin
With cold weather and the holidays upon us, it’s time for more hearty cuisine. One of my favorite wintertime recipes is Spiced Pumpkin-Apple Soup.
Everyone recognizes the flavor profile of pumpkin with the traditional spices of nutmeg and cinnamon as the base for many dishes of the season. Read the rest of this entry »
First it was coughing. The next morning, it was fever. Symptoms only got worse from there. By the time I made my way to my doctor on call a day later, my body temperature had soared to 103.8!
FRAZER, Pa., January 17, 2013 – Teva Respiratory has partnered with Apolo Anton Ohno and Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics (AANMA) to launch EIB All Stars – a national campaign and contest to raise awareness of a common, but little-known condition called Read the rest of this entry »
“Everyone seems to know that the elderly are particularly vulnerable, but so too are children,” says William Rodriguez, M.D., Ph.D., a pediatrician at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). “Severe complications are most common in children under age 2, and all children ages 6 months and older should be immunized.”