Allercy and Asthma Health
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The Official Publication of AAN - MA

Spring 2016

  • Cover Story: Your Spring Cleaning Survival Guide
    By Teresa Summe, RRT, AE-C
    These useful tips from a certified asthma educator can help you enjoy the spring weather and help keep your home allergen free at the same time.

  • Secondhand Smoke Exposure Means More Hospitalizations for Your Child
    By Kellie Carroll, MPA, RRT-NPS, AE-C
    Children with asthma who are regularly exposed to secondhand smoke have a significantly increased risk of hospitalization due to asthma flare-ups. Improving your child’s health can provide a strong motivation to quit smoking that stretches beyond your own health and wellbeing.

  • AARC Advocates on Capitol Hill for Respiratory Patients Needing Special Asthma Services
    By Cheryl West, MHA
    The American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC), is a professional organization of respiratory care professionals. Each year, AARC holds a Washington, D.C. Hill Lobby Day, and this year it focused on asthma-related legislation to improve kids’ asthma safety in schools, asthma safety related to epinephrine on airplanes, and telehealth.

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


Allergy & Asthma Health Staff

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


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