Navigation Links
Kids, How Do You Manage Your Asthma? The AAAAI and AAP announce 17th annual poster contest
Date:9/12/2007

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Children with asthma across the country are encouraged to show their creativity by participating in the 17th annual "Living with Asthma" poster contest sponsored by the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). More than 9 million children in the United States have asthma and it is important for them to understand that asthma shouldn't keep them from participating in activities they enjoy.

The AAAAI and AAP will accept entries for the 17th Annual "Living with Asthma" Poster Contest until December 29, 2007. Children in grades 1 through 8 who have asthma should express their asthma control in a colorful poster to raise asthma awareness, and a chance to win great prizes.

Children can enter their posters individually in three age categories -- 1st and 2nd grade, 3rd through 5th grade and 6th through 8th grade. Entry forms and additional details for entering the contest are available in the Patients & Consumer section of the AAAAI Web site, http://www.aaaai.org or the AAP Section on Allergy and Immunology's home page on the AAP Web site, http://www.aap.org/sections/allergy/child.cfm.

Contestants are encouraged to show their imagination with crayons, markers, paint, etc. on a piece of paper 8 1/2 x 11 but no larger than 16 x 20 inches. Posters should be sent with the official entry form with the following information on a separate piece of paper: child's name, grade in school, mailing address, name of school, school address, principal's name, and the name of the doctor who treats the child's asthma and his/her specialty.

First prize is a $500 U.S. savings bond and a $200 Target gift certificate, second prize a $250 U.S. savings bond and a $100 Target gift certificate, and third prize is a $100 U.S. savings bond and a $50 Target gift certificate. Each winner's school will receive a free supply of asthma education materials, too!

Entries should be sent to: AAAAI/AAP Poster Contest; 555 E. Wells Street, Suite 1100; Milwaukee, WI 53202.


'/>"/>
SOURCE American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Exposure to Computer Games can Be good for Kids, Says New Study
2. New Modality in Migraine Management
3. New Dietary Approach To Manage Kidney Stones
4. Anxiety following heart attacks not adequately managed
5. Self-Management Program Beneficial for Back Pain
6. Self-Management Program Beneficial for Back Pain
7. Disease Management Programs – Effective for Heart Patient
8. Effective Management Of Heart Patients
9. New advance in prostate cancer management
10. Gastrin, Much More Than The Weight Management Hormone
11. Medical Management Now Available For Miscarriage
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... As a lifelong Southern Californian, Dr. Omkar Marathe ... from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He trained in Internal Medicine ... his fellowship in hematology/oncology at the UCLA-Olive View-Cedars Sinai program where he had the ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , ... June 24, 2016 , ... Those who have ... these feelings, many turn to unhealthy avenues, such as drug or alcohol abuse, as ... Michigan, has released tools for healthy coping following a traumatic event. , Trauma sufferers ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Dr. Amanda Cheng, an ... Dr. Cheng has extensive experience with all areas of orthodontics, including robotic Suresmile ... orthodontics. , Micro-osteoperforation is a revolutionary adjunct to orthodontic treatment. It can ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 24, 2016 , ... The Haute Beauty Network, affiliated with ... as a prominent plastic surgeon and the network’s newest partner. , Dr. ... handsome men, look naturally attractive. Plastic surgery should be invisible.” He stands by ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... MD (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... protocols for human induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells and other difficult to transfect ... G9™ Cloning Medium. The PluriQ™ G9™ Gene Editing System is a ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... ANGELES , June 23, 2016 ... CAPR ), a biotechnology company focused ... therapeutics, today announced that patient enrollment in its ... in Duchenne) has exceeded 50% of its 24-patient ... enrollment in the third quarter of 2016, and ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... and INDIANAPOLIS , June ... receiving a Lilly Diabetes Tomorrow,s Leaders Scholarship is any ... scholarship winners, announced today online at www.diabetesscholars.org ... type 1 diabetes stand in the way of academic ... supported the Foundation,s scholarship program since 2012, and continues ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016 The vast majority ... outpatient dialysis facility.  Treatments are usually 3 times a ... per visit, including travel time, equipment preparation and wait ... but especially grueling for patients who are elderly and ... skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers for some duration of ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: