17.12.2018
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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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Medication Recall Alert: Puriton Eye Relief Drops Due to Non-Sterile Production Conditions

Kadesh Incorporation Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Puriton Eye Relief Drops Due to Non-Sterile Production Conditions For Immediate Release November 7, 2018 Contact Consumers...
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Warning Advisory: Some EpiPen Auto-Injectors May Not Readily Slide Out of Carrier

FDA is alerting patients, caregivers and health care professionals that the labels attached to some EpiPen 0.3mg and EpiPen Jr 0.15mg auto-injectors, and the...
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Understanding Health Care Changes for 2019

Health care reform has been a big topic in the news for a while now. With so much news on the topic, it can...
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How Do You Treat Your Eczema?

There are a variety of treatments for eczema, including creams and ointments. But your doctor may also recommend moisturizing methods, like "soak and seal"...
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AAFA Applauds FDA First Steps Toward Declaring Sesame as Major Allergen

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), the premiere nonprofit representing patients with asthma and allergies, applauds the recent request for information and...
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FDA Approves New Flu Treatment

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Xofluza (baloxavir marboxil) for the treatment of acute uncomplicated influenza (flu) in patients 12 years of...

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