Allergy & Asthma Programs

Monday, Feb. 11, 2013

“Common Food Allergy and Asthma Symptoms and What to Do about Them”Speaker: allergist David Gruenberg, MD, Lahey Clinic, Burlington, MAAre you or your children bothered by chronic hives, a stuffy nose, breathing or digestive problems, or other symptoms that may or may not be related to allergies? Are your symptoms chronic (always there) or do they come and go? How do you know when an allergic reaction or asthma flare-up is serious and what steps to take? Bring your questions and concerns.

March 11, 2013

“The ABCs of Food Allergies” Allergist Lisa Bartnikas, MD, Children’s Hospital, BostonGet an introduction or review of the “basics” PLUS answers to your current questions about food allergy triggers, when and how to test for allergies and interpret the results, new approaches to treating food allergies, and more! Metro-Northwest Asthma & Allergy Educational Support GroupMeets at 6:45 – 8:45 p.m. atBeth Israel & Children’s Hospital Medical Care Center, 482 Bedford St., Lexington, MA

Save these dates for spring meetings: April 8 and May 13 (Topics and speakers TBA) FREE; pre-registration not required.

Sharon SchumackDirector of Education & ProgramsAsthma and Allergy Foundation of America – New England Chapter109 Highland Ave., Needham, MA 02494Tel: 781-444-7778E-mail:


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