State anaphylaxis emergency preparedness laws are changing nationwide to ensure schools have policies in place to address situations in which a student is suddenly found in the throes of an attack without an epinephrine auto-injector. But not all school districts have updated their policies or are aware when discrepancies exist.
With anaphylaxis, rapid treatment saves lives. Delay of treatment while figuring out what to do or which policy to follow can result in death, which is exactly what prompted Sandra Lawinger, RN, school district nurse, Glen Ellyn, Ill. to take action. Read the rest of this entry »
In fact, we don’t accept bland very well. We are motivated to use whatever tools we can in order to get where we want to be when we want to be there. That’s exactly what “My Personal Allergy & Asthma Guide” delivers. Read the rest of this entry »
Successfully overcoming allergies and asthma begins with knowledge and understanding, and you can never have enough trusted resources for the best information and products available. This is why Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics (AANMA) 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 »
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 »
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 »
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.