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More dust mites transfer via fleece than denim, cotton An individual’s exposure to dust mite allergens may be influenced by clothing fabric type, according to a study in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. Researchers at National University of Ireland, in Galway, investigated the dynamics involved in the transfer of house dust mites from car [...]

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President’s Message

A message from ACAAI President James Sublett, MD, FACAAI Changing the engines in flight Imagine looking out of the plane’s window about one-third of the way on a flight from Atlanta to San Antonio and realizing the engines on the plane were being changed mid-flight. This visual represents the activities of the College leadership, staff [...]

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College News

The new Advocacy Council — supporting your future There’s been some restructuring lately, and the JCAAI is now the College’s new Advocacy Council. Composed of the same team of experts who have been protecting the specialty for 40 years under the JCAAI, the Advocacy Council will tackle the tough issues facing allergists and make your [...]

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News and Views Editorial

Spring marketing efforts My sap is rising just like the trees, and I have the annual need to do something new in marketing this year. I am soliciting your ideas, as well as recycling a few from my own bin. Tell me what you are doing. Here is my algorithm: Grass: You may not be [...]

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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.   ICD-10 moves forward: End-to-end testing results released The first round of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) end-to-end testing [...]

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Fellows-In-Training

March 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 2 (pages 22–33): Cells and Tissues of the Immune System Chapter 3 (pages 38–45): Leukocyte Circulation and Migration into Tissues

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