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
Oct 20, 2016
Two prescription benefit managers are dropping certain asthma and allergy drugs from their formularies in 2017. If you take these medicines and have your prescriptions covered by CVS Caremark or Express Scripts, other medicines will be substituted instead.Read more...
Oct 19, 2016
Will you take a moment and tell the world how AAFA has helped you manage asthma and allergies by sharing your story with GreatNonprofits? GreatNonprofits rates nonprofit organizations like ours. Your review allows us to gain visibility and support, so[…]Read more...
Oct 13, 2016
This post discusses claims that caffeine can be used to treat asthma symptoms. It is part of our “ AAFA Explains ” series looking at complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) aimed at asthma and allergies. The Asthma and Allergy Foundation[…]Read more...
Oct 7, 2016
The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America is sharing this press release from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to bring you the latest research news quickly. NIAID-Sponsored Study Finds Factors that Influence Asthma Severity in Inner-City Children[…]Read more...