The World Allergy Organization (WAO), an international umbrella organization whose members consist of 97 regional and national allergology (allergy) and clinical immunology societies from around the world, marked “World Allergy Week 2016” from April 4th to April 10th, 2016. What is World Allergy Week? World Allergy Week isRead More >
DC Area Spring Festival & Event Calendar 2016
This Spring Festival 2016 Calendar of Events covers not just events here in Silver Spring, but also other D.C. area cities and towns. We’ve curated a list of spring festival activities & events as part of Alpha Allergy’s effort to encourage you and other members of our communityRead More >
National Cherry Blossom Festival 2016
The National Cherry Blossom Festival is a famous springtime festival held annually in Washington DC. The story of the festival begins over 100 years ago in 1912 when the Mayor of Tokyo, gifted 3,000 cherry trees to the city of Washington DC. It was meant as a tokenRead More >
27+ Must-Have Websites For Springtime Activities In The Washington DC Area
Planning springtime activities in Washington DC or surrounding suburbs? One of the joys of spring season in our area is the smorgasbord of sights, activities, tours and destinations available. The options are seemingly endless. After the chill of winter, outdoor activities are particularly attractive. We’ve compiled a listRead More >
Spring Has Sprung – “Is It Spring Yet?”
Spring has sprung – finally – in the DC metro area. Every other day for at least the last six weeks, my 6 year old has asked me the same question. Early in the morning (maddeningly early), at about the same time, he wakes up races up andRead More >
Are Spring Allergies Forcing You To Stay Indoors? Step out This Spring!
Are spring allergies are recurring headache for you? Are you a Washington D.C. area resident who is often shut up indoors – during the most beautiful season of the year – because of allergy symptoms? If so, Alpha Allergy & Asthma Associates, allergists in Silver Spring, Maryland, haveRead More >
Is Your New Years Resolution List Complete?
Happy New Year! I hope you had a restful and nourishing holiday break and feel recharged and ready to live your best life in 2016. I recognize that the holidays often bring unique challenges for members of our local community living with asthma or allergies. Although the holidaysRead More >
The First Time You Do Something New
The first time you do something momentous is always just a bit unsteady. Whether it’s your first day at a new job, your first day at school, or your first time visiting an allergy clinic to get relief from your allergy, asthma or other (immune system-related) symptoms. It’sRead More >