Newsletter Summer 2018

Here is our WIND Study Summer Newsletter (you can read it in Spanish too)! In this issue, check out some fun summer activities, read about WIND Study research updates, and get to know our newest WIND Study member, Minjia Tang!

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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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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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Exercising This Summer

Regular physical activity is good for your health and one of the most important components of a healthy lifestyle. Regular exercise helps strengthen bones and muscles, improve mental health and mood, and increase your chances of living longer in addition to reducing risk of obesity, heart disease,

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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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Holiday Hosting and Food Allergies

In the past 20 years, the incidence of food allergies has nearly doubled. Only eight foods make up 90 percent of all food allergies – these include tree nuts, peanuts, shellfish, fish, milk, wheat, soybeans, and eggs. This holiday season, it may be worth being aware of

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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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