Young writers weaved creative, spooky and thrilling stories that included asthma, allergies or anaphylaxis. Read the first-, second- and third-place winners from each age group!
AANMA has enjoyed a long history of bipartisan support from Congress to change laws affecting schoolchildren with asthma and anaphylaxis. We’ve worked with federal agencies such as FDA, EPA, CDC, NHLBI and NIAID to ensure evidence-based, cost-effective and patient-centered care. This collaborative effort means that today, it is possible to improve patient quality of life, prevent asthma and anaphylaxis deaths and suffering while reducing healthcare costs. Read the rest of this entry »
McLEAN, VA, NOVEMBER 1, 2012 – “Running the Marine Corps Marathon was harder than I ever thought it would be – and even more rewarding,” says Anna Pierce, 36, from Winchester, Va. “But I’m proud to say my asthma didn’t slow me down at all.” Read the rest of this entry »
On Sunday, Oct. 28, as many as 30,000 runners will race in the Marine Corps Marathon in Washington, DC; however, Team AANMA defies the odds. Twenty-eight runners from across the United States will prove their fitness, perseverance and resolve – their AIR POWER – racing in support of AANMA. Read the rest of this entry »
Like all the invisible ingredients in a deviled egg, inexpensive makeup can contain ghostly allergens. Test the products in a small area of skin days before to avoid unpleasant surprises or unwanted reactions.
About one in 10 people experience bronchospasm during physical activity, whether it’s running a marathon, bicycling a few miles or swimming laps in a pool. Many don’t recognize the problem and simply avoid strenuous exercise.
Healthcare professionals call it EIB – exercise-induced bronchospasm. Read the rest of this entry »
The Big Day is almost here. As the sun rises over the Potomac River on Sunday, October 28, 2012 — after more than six months of physical conditioning and hundreds of miles of training runs — the 28 members of Team AANMA will join 30,000 runners at the starting line for the Marine Corps Marathon. Read the rest of this entry »
For instance: We all exhale a little nitric oxide (NO). But too much nitric oxide is an indicator of lung inflammation, the underlying condition of asthma. Read the rest of this entry »
SEPT. 28, 2012, McLean, VA – What would you do if faced with a child experiencing a life-threatening allergic reaction? It’s a question Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics’ national network of Anaphylaxis Community Experts, or ACE Teams, pose in free training programs for educators, families and policymakers across the country.
Knowing the answer could save a life and a lifetime of regret.
Blueberry Sunrise Fruit Bars
By Chef Michelle Austin
Fall is a great time to get your color on! Local farmer’s markets burst with a rainbow variety of the freshest fruits and vegetables. From farm to table, show your kids where their food comes from. Read the rest of this entry »