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Summer 2015

  • Let’s Go Camping!
    By Marilyn Walton, MHHS, RRT, AE-C, RPSGT
    All those great summer camp memories can be enjoyed for years, but they can also be spoiled when someone with asthma or allergies is exposed to triggers and allergens. Good planning and preparation will help to make sure fun is in the forecast.

  • Getting Ready for College
    by Jakki Grimball, MA, RRT, AE-C, PAMH
    The summer before college can be a hectic yet exciting time. However, those students with asthma and allergies should remember to create a college health plan to help keep them safe on campus.

  • Summer Is NOT the Time To Relax When It Comes To Peanut Allergies
    by Eileen Censullo, MBA, RRT, FAARC
    Moms with kids who have peanut allergies may believe peanut allergies can be much more easily controlled at home rather than school. But researchers recently found that children are actually at a greater risk of exposure to peanuts at home than they are in school, and too often, medical care is also lacking. Here’s how to be careful with peanut allergies during your summer months at home.

  • Peak Performance USA
    by Shawna Strickland, PhD, RRT-NPS, RRT-ACCS, AE-C, FAARC
    Many school children across the nation have asthma, and families often look for resources to help their child get through the school day. The American Association for Respiratory Care has a program called Peak Performance USA that can help.

  • 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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