City Failing Kids With Asthma / Says homeless don’t get essential treatment

 

City Failing Kids With Asthma / Says homeless don’t get essential treatment
  At a time when nearly 40 percent of the children in the city’s shelter system suffer asthma, a federal class action lawsuit charges that the city and state deny the city’s youngest homeless the essential medical treatment to which they are legally entitled. “Asthma has reached epidemic proportions particularly in this city’s poorest neighborhoods. New York’s homeless children with asthma are being denied the opportunity for a normal…
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This year ks a new beginning for the food allergy community with the Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act (FALCPA) taking effect earlier this year. The new law provides the theme for this year’s conference and for the Food Allergy Awareness Week (FAAW), which ends on May th … . . . May , Food Allergy Awareness Week Celebrates New Laws and New Hope to Find a Cure for Food Allergies, FAAN Holds th Annual Food Allergy Awareness Week PRNewswire The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN), the largest international nonprofit, patient advocacy group for food allergy will kick off this year’s Food Allergy Awareness Week (FAAW) beginning on May and ending on May . Activities to educate and spread awareness on food allergies are planned for the week with the theme, “New Tools, New Laws, New Hope.”An estimated million Americans have an allergy to common foods such as… . Knight Ridder/Tribune Business News May , Drops Gain Popularity As An Alternative To Allergy Shots May For ades, allergy sufferers in Europe and much of South America have been able to control their allergies with daily under the tongue drops instead of shots. And while the prescription drops are not yet approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, their use is spreading across this country, too.Last month, Dr. Todd Zachs, a West Hartford ear, nose and throat specialist, began offering the drops to his patients.Like shots, the active ingredients in the drops are… . , FAAN Brings New Laws, New Tools and New Hope to Annual Food Allergy Conference in Rosemont PRNewswire The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN) will hold its th annual food allergy conference in Rosemont, Il., at the Embassy Suite Hotel on Saturday, , . This year ks a new beginning for the food allergy community with the Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act (FALCPA) taking effect earlier this year. The new law provides the theme for this year’s conference and for Food Allergy Awareness Week (FAAW) coming in May … . , GESUNDHEIT! The rains have mostly left the Bay Area, but the itchy legacy of those wet weeks allergy symptoms is upon us full bore Hazel McDonald, as did allergy sufferers all over the Bay Area, breathed pretty easily during the protracted rainy season. But she fears life is about to get a lot more congested now that the sun is shining. “I’m looking at page after page of trees that are going to be blooming,” said McDonald, leafing through a botany book at Flowercraft Garden Center in San Francisco, where she is a manager. “The junipers are sending out new… . New Straits Times (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) , New Straits Times (Malaysia) There’s more to ALLERGIES than meets the eye As Malaysia ks Allergy Day today, ELIZABETH JOHN and ANNIE FREEDA CRUEZ report on some reasons why the number of sufferers is skyrocketing WORLDWIDE armies of sniffling, itching and wheezing people are joining the ranks of allergy sufferers; their numbers rising at a phenomenal rate. In fact, there has been a doubling every to years, say experts. In Malaysia, almost one in three people has allergies.The burning question is, why so many all of a sudden? It is one of the most… . New Straits Times (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) , New Straits Times (Malaysia) There’s more to ALLERGIES than meets the eye As Malaysia ks Allergy Day today, ELIZABETH JOHN and ANNIE FREEDA CRUEZ report on some reasons why the number of sufferers is skyrocketing WORLDWIDE armies of sniffling, itching and wheezing people are joining the ranks of allergy sufferers; their numbers rising at a phenomenal rate. In fact, there has been a doubling every to years, say experts.

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