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The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), a not-for-profit organization founded in 1953, is the leading patient organization for people with asthma and allergies, and the oldest asthma and allergy patient group in the world.
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Ask the Allergist: Does Eczema Affect Allergy Testing?

I have eczema and seasonal allergies. My doctor wants to do a skin test to see if I should get allergy shots. Can I...
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Reducing the Chance of an Asthma Flare and Finding Support

Six years ago, Lisa Kelly went to see her doctor about a chronic cough. She learned she has severe uncontrolled asthma. With her doctor’s...
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Teva Announces FDA Approval of ProAir® Digihaler™

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved ProAir ® Digihaler™ (albuterol sulfate 117 mcg) inhalation powder,...
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27 Products Get CERTIFIED asthma & allergy friendly®

Twenty-seven products earned the asthma & allergy friendly® CERTIFIED certification so far this year. They each passed scientific tests to ensure the products meet...
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Improve Your Indoor Air Quality to Improve Your Health

Did you know, people spend as much as 90% of their time inside their homes, offices, schools and cars? For those with allergies and...
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Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) Recommends the Use of Fractional Exhaled Nitric Oxide (FeNO)...

Circassia Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“Circassia” or “the Company”), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on respiratory disease, today announced that Fractional Exhaled Nitric Oxide (FeNO) monitoring...
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6 Asthma Triggers to Avoid During the Holidays

The holidays are a time of cheer for most, but asthma triggers can lurk in the festive atmosphere. Be aware of where asthma triggers...
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My Son Wrote “Help Me” on the Bathroom Mirror During an Asthma Attack

On Feb. 17, 2018, Javan Allison took a shower and wrote “help me” on the steamy bathroom mirror with his finger. He was struggling...
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AAFA Joins Groups Opposing the EPA’s Efforts to Weaken Carbon Pollution Limits Which Could...

Today the acting administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Andrew Wheeler, announced a proposal to dramatically weaken the Carbon Pollution Standards for...
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The Power of Your Gift: Improving Lives Through Asthma and Allergy Research

When Diana Hanley’s daughter Jamie was a baby, she wheezed every time she got sick. She had her first allergic reaction to eggs at...
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Study Shows Allergy Shots May Improve Severe Eczema

If you’ve suffered with severe atopic dermatitis (eczema) for a long time and have tried what you think is every available option for relief,...
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Can Secondhand Marijuana Smoke Affect Children With Asthma?

It’s well established that secondhand smoke from cigarettes is a risk to anyone who suffers from asthma. New research being presented at the American...
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How Much a Child’s Caregiver Knows About Asthma Can Affect Hospital Stays

Asthma is a complex disease, and it can be a challenge to keep up with your child’s medications and treatments. New research being presented...
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AAFA Issues Statement on FDA Approval of Primatene Mist for Mild Asthma

People with asthma have more treatment choices than ever before, and the FDA recently announced approval for the readmittance of Primatene Mist – an...
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Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America Announces Free Online Course for Asthma Patients

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) with support provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has created and...

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