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21 November 2023
November, 2023 Greetings, This year's Allergy Action Awards was a great event! We honored our mentors and guiding lights, Ruth T. Cornell and Dr. John J. Condemi, by recognizing the invaluable work of Dr. Anitha Shrikhande and the Honorable Thomas Abinanti. The Allergy Action Awards also reminds all that the work continues and needs your support to succeed. At the season of generosity, Giving Tuesday is on November 28th. Please consider how you can support your values by contributing what you can in time and financial support. No amount of either is too small and will be deeply appreciat...
16 September 2023
By Dave Bloom 2023/09/05 Allergic diseases affect hundreds of millions of children worldwide and continue to increase in prevalence. These rising rates have coincided with social and environmental changes that have had an intergenerational impact on the microbes and their collective genes that make up our microbiota. You may be familiar with the term atopic march which refers to the typical progression of allergic diseases that often begin early in life. These include atopic dermatitis (eczema), food allergy, allergic rhinitis (hay fever) and asthma...
16 September 2023
Greetings!   As you can see, the Allergy Advocacy Association has a new name, new look and sharper focus.   Our new name, Allergy Advocates New York reflects directly feedback from advocates over the years as well as a forthright look on the impact we've since our founding in 2010.  Over the years, our work has focused on safely surrounding the 2 million New Yorkers managing their life threatening with epinephrine and community members who know how and are equipped to administer it. Coordinating annual legislative activities in Albany creates a space for advocates acr...