Arts & Crafts – Part II

This is Part 2 of a 3-part series on the benefits of arts & crafts. Let’s talk about the cognitive benefits: While exploring different colors, patterns, textures, and senses, your child’s brain is actively learning and linking experiences with thoughts and sensations. This helps your child’s brain

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Newsletter Spring 2018

Here is our WIND Study Spring Newsletter (you can read it in Spanish too)! In this issue, check out some fun spring activities, learn about allergies, histamine, and antihistamines, and get to know our Project Coordinator, Daphne Suzin, who coordinates the WIND Study in-person visits!

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Newsletter Winter 2018

Here is our WIND Study Winter Newsletter (you can read it in Spanish too)! In this issue, check out some winter crafts, learn more about the microbiome and our recent microbiome research progress, and get to know WIND Study Team member Vanessa Annulysse!

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Newsletter Autumn 2017

Here is our WIND Study Autumn Newsletter (you can read it in Spanish too)! In this issue, check out some fun fall activities, catch up on the latest updates on the study, and get to know one of the newest members of the WIND Study Team, Cassie Crifase!

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Mindful Meditation

Mindfulness is the nonjudgmental awareness of experiences in the present moment, or being aware of thoughts, feelings, and sensations without necessarily judging them as good or bad. Mindful meditation is an increasingly popular practice of being mindful while meditating or focusing one’s mind for a period of time.

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Newsletter Summer 2017

Here is our WIND Study Summer Newsletter (you can read it in Spanish too)! In this issue, check out the latest updates on the study, try some fun arts and crafts, learn more in depth about sunburn and sunburn prevention, and get to know Brittany Van Nelson,

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Exciting New Technology for Asthma and Allergy

Exciting New Technology for Asthma and Allergy We’d like to give our WIND Study community an update about some exciting new technologies related to asthma, allergies, and breathing problems. Take a look at some of the links below! Viaskin® Peanut – This product delivers peanut allergens through

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Staying Healthy This Flu Season

With the summer behind us, it’s time to start thinking about the upcoming flu season. Below are some quick tips to boost your child’s immune system and reduce their number of sick days! Speak with your child’s doctor about a Flu shot. The CDC recommends an annual

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Early Introduction of Allergenic Foods: Dangerous or Beneficial?

A recent article published in Time magazine discusses the possibility of preventing food allergies by introducing “problem foods” like eggs and peanuts into babies’ diets early in life. The article cites a recent analysis published in the Journal of The American Medical Association (JAMA). The old American

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