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Perceived stress linked to more frequent allergy flares Perceived emotional stress, but not depressive symptoms or cortisol, positively correlated with allergy flares, according to a study in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. Researchers from The Ohio State University, Columbus, conducted a secondary analysis of 179 university employees who participated in a study evaluating lifestyle [...]

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President’s Message

Telemedicine may have a place in allergy and immunology practice There are cutting edge changes taking place on virtually every front in the delivery of health care. A rather old innovation with new applications is telemedicine. Historically, the specialty of allergy and immunology was thought not to be conducive to the practice of telemedicine, except [...]

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Association News

Explore Faces and Facets of Allergy & Immunology Plan to join your colleagues at the 71st ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting in Atlanta, Nov. 6-10. “The meeting title, Faces and Facets of Allergy & Immunology, was selected by the Annual Program Committee to represent the faces of the many types of patients that allergists/immunologists see in their [...]

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News & Views

A lot of help from my friends Although it is well known among members that the College and Academy collaborate in a number of areas — such as the JCAAI, Certification/Maintenance of Certification Board Review Course, the Program Directors Assembly Winter Meeting, practice parameters and other joint task forces — the staffs of the two [...]

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AMA Corner

Welcome to the AMA Corner managed and prepared by Alnoor A. Malick, MD, FACAAI, Delegate to the AMA House of Delegates, to keep you abreast of important AMA news and developments impacting allergy-immunology. New AMA study: ICD-10 implementation costs “much more disruptive” New estimates of costs to implement the federally mandated ICD-10 code set by [...]

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Fellows-In-Training

Questions? Contact your national FIT representative Board Review Corner Welcome to the Board Review Corner prepared by Drs. Monica Bhagat and Andrew Nickels, senior and junior representatives of ACAAI’s fellows-in-training (FITs) to the Board of Regents. The Board Review Corner is an opportunity to help hone your Board preparedness. To refer to a previous Board Review [...]

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