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The “Addendum guidelines for the prevention of peanut allergy in the United States: Report of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases–sponsored expert panel” was published in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (JACI) along with several other journals. It had a potential audience of 400,000,000...
News Briefs
FDA Issues Update on Compounding Efforts
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released a new report on compounding regulations. Read more »
Check Out the Relaunched Ask the Expert
Ask the Expert has been relaunched and expanded. Learn how you can get your practice questions answered. Read more »
Review the NIAID’s New Peanut Introduction Guidelines
The NIAID now recommends children at high risk of food allergy be introduced to peanuts as early as 4 to 6 months of age. Read more »
Web Tips

Ask the Expert is in the Office

The popular Ask the Expert feature is now available as an exclusive member benefit. Visit aaaai.org/ask-the-expert to ask a question or to view the archive.

Humidifiers and Indoor Allergies

Dry winter air leads many families to turn to humidifiers. Point your patients to information in the AAAAI Library that explains how a humidifier may cause more harm than good for those with indoor allergies, including allergies to dust and mold. This article is available in both English and Spanish.

From the President

Dear Colleagues,

The 2017 AAAAI Annual Meeting, March 3-6 in Atlanta, is quickly approaching. Have you registered and made your hotel reservation? It’s in your best interest to do so as soon as possible considering ticketed sessions and hotels are filling up quickly.

Now is the time to start planning which educational sessions you want to attend in Atlanta. The Program & Planner at annualmeeting.aaaai.org features the most up-to-date session and speaker information and allows you to search by a speaker’s name, keywords and more.

For those looking to expand the scope of your practice, you should pay special attention to this year’s timely theme, Expanding Practice: Diagnosis & Treatment of Drug Hypersensitivity. Read more details here and make sure to check the Final Program you will receive when you check in to the registration desk in the Georgia World Congress Center. The Final Program will designate which sessions relate to the theme.

From year to year, some of the most highly anticipated sessions at the Annual Meeting are our plenary sessions...