Founded in 1953, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America is the oldest and largest nonprofit patient organization for people with asthma and allergic diseases. It is dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with asthma, allergies and related conditions through education, support, advocacy and research. Their mission is to help those living with these chronic diseases live life without limits.
The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America provides many educational programs and tools for patients, caregivers and healthcare providers, including “validated” programs and Spanish-language programs. It provides support for patients and families though a national network of chapters, educational support groups, and online communities. The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America advocates on behalf of patients for better policies, including access to medication and air quality, and is the only patient group that awards research grants for both asthma and allergies in search for better treatments and cures.
Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America Blog
Aug 18, 2016
Can the house dust of a rural farming community hold clues to protecting people from developing asthma ? Researchers from several universities studied 60 children ages 7-14 from two similar, but slightly different, farming communities. Thirty were Amish children. Thirty[…]Read more...
Aug 17, 2016
Does your state allow schools to stock quick-relief medicines for asthma? Quick-relief medicines , such as albuterol, act fast to relax tight muscles around your airways. This allows the airways to open up so air can flow through them. Congress[…]Read more...
Aug 15, 2016
Did you know your state allows students to self-carry a quick-relief asthma inhaler while at school? Every state has a policy that allows students in public schools to self-carry, although each has its own procedures. This applies to every state[…]Read more...
Aug 10, 2016
For Immediate Release August 8, 2016 Angelina Reyburn, Recall Coordinator 754-701-8320 PharmaTech, LLC of Davie, FL, is voluntarily recalling all liquid products from October 20, 2015 through July 15, 2016 as a precautionary measure due to a potential risk of[…]Read more...