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Having asthma increases risk of falling into poverty, staying there People with asthma are more at risk of falling into multidimensional poverty compared with those without asthma, according to a study in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. Researchers from the University of Sydney, Australia, found that among the subjects, 13 percent of those with [...]

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Showcase your research at the Annual Meeting! Submit an abstract and put your important clinical and research findings front and center at the 2015 ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting Nov. 5-9 in San Antonio, Texas. The deadline for submissions is July 8. FITs who are starting a program on Aug. 1 may submit abstracts for consideration [...]

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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. Should physicians Google patients? Google: it’s so engrained in daily life, the search engine has sparked its own verb. But when is [...]

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Fellows-In-Training

April 2015 Review Questions: Cellular and Molecular Immunology, 8th Edition By Abul K. Abbas, MBBS; Andrew H. H. Lichtman, MD, PhD; and Shiv Pillai, MBBS, PhD. Chapter 4 (pages 62–74): Innate Immunity Chapter 4 (pages 62-85): Innate Immunity

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News and Views Editorial

Worried about certification? Form your own board When ophthalmologist, senator and presidential candidate Rand Paul got crosswise with his ophthalmology board a few years ago, he simply formed his own board. That’s right. With a full membership of two and a P.O. Box mailing address, “Rand’s Board” of Ophthalmology was in business. Did it hurt [...]

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President’s Message

Looking ahead to the Annual Meeting As I mentioned in the last eNews, the CME and Program Committees have been hard at work planning the upcoming Annual Meeting in San Antonio. I would like to thank the annual program chair, President-Elect, Bryan Martin, DO, FACAAI, and the CME chair, Charles Siegel, MD, FACAAI, and their committees, [...]

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