Spotlight on Annals

The impact of rhinoconjunctivitis on the quality of an adolescent’s life and honoring the great Elliot Ellis, MD

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July 23, 2018

Some of you may be going on vacation this month. That is a great time to sit down and spend some time reading articles and features in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology that you may not have had time to read yet. In keeping with our “something for everyone in every issue” promise, I want to call a couple of articles to your attention.

Barriers to medication adherence and stress in allergic disease

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July 9, 2018

July has arrived and the weather is hot just about any place in the Northern hemisphere that you choose to visit. That may mean you spend a bit more time indoors which could give you more time to peruse the pages of our July 2018 issue of the Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. Our emphasis in this month’s issue is nonpharmacologic allergy and asthma therapies which focuses on the psychosocial aspects of patient care. There are multiple articles that will have impact on your practice, and I would like to call your attention to two in particular.

Pediatric asthma yardstick and attitudes about early peanut introduction

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June 25, 2018

As we begin summer, I hope you take time to sit with a cool drink (or morning coffee) and peruse the pages of the June issue of the Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. As previously mentioned, the emphasis for this month is allergic skin diseases. However, in keeping with the Annals philosophy of “something for everyone in every issue,” I want to call your attention to two articles that should be useful to you in caring for patients who may not have allergic skin diseases.

Occupational contact dermatitis, a review of contact dermatitis and a new instrument to asses chronic idiopathic urticaria and angioedema

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June 11, 2018

The June issue of the Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology is another installment of our renewed commitment to provide cutting edge information that can be used by practicing allergists-immunologists. This month’s emphasis is on allergic skin diseases and we have multiple articles on this broad topic. Three are of particular notice for our readers.

Biology of anticytokine drugs and challenges of treating pediatric asthma

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April 9, 2018

We are excited about the contents of our April issue of the Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. This issue has multiple articles that provide the practicing clinician with timely, pragmatic information to stimulate thinking that will translate to improved patient care. Two such articles are worthy of your particular attention as you browse through the pages of this issue.

Common food allergy questions answered and childhood asthma risk

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March 26, 2018

I hope you have had a productive March and that Annals has in some way contributed to your productivity. I want to be certain that you are aware of two of the useful articles in this month’s issue.

The first is by Maureen Egan, MD, and Matthew Greenhawt, MD, MBA, MSc, FACAAI, who address multiple common questions about food allergy that are often asked by our patients and their family members. Such questions include: