22.08.2019

SCHLAGWORTE: Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America

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AAFA Meets With DOT to Advocate for Equal Rights for People With Asthma and...

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) met with the Office of the General Counsel of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). We...
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Food Allergies and the Emotional, Social and Financial Impact

AAFA released the My Life With Food Allergy: Parent Survey Report. This report summarizes the emotional, social and financial impact on the parent or...
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Improper Inhaler Use Can Affect Asthma Control

Inhaler mistakes are more common than you might think. Up to 92% of people with asthma use their device incorrectly. If your medicine isn’t...
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5 Things You May Not Know About Ragweed Pollen Allergy

If you live in the U.S., you’re probably starting to feel the effects of ragweed pollen. Ragweed pollen allergy affects about 25 million Americans,...
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Be Part of a Project to Shape New Eczema Treatments

AAFA has joined with four other nonprofit organizations that serve people with eczema to launch “More Than Skin Deep.” This project will inform and...
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IRS Change Could Make Some Asthma Treatment More Affordable for People With High Deductible...

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently made a change that could affect preventive asthma care. This change means some of your asthma medicines may...
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Managing Asthma in St. Louis: It’s Scary Not to Be Able to Breathe

Growing up, Jerica Gordon’s sister had asthma, but she does not remember her having any asthma attacks. “So when my son was having trouble...
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Protect Yourself From Dust Mites With Asthma and Allergy Friendly Pillows and Pillow Covers

When you lay your head on your pillow at night, all you want to think about is comfort – not millions of dust mites....
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New Digital Long-Term Control Inhaler Works With Smartphones to Help People Track Inhaler Use

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE and TASE: TEVA) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved AirDuo® Digihaler™ (fluticasone propionate...
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Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America Responds to Premature ICER Review of New Peanut...

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) addresses concerns regarding the Final Evidence Report assessing the clinical effectiveness and value of treatments for...
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FDA Approves Dupixent® for Chronic Rhinosinusitis With Nasal Polyps

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Dupixent (dupilumab) to treat adults with nasal polyps (growths on the inner lining of the sinuses)...
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Knowing and Treating Your Early Warning Asthma Signs Can Reduce the Need for Emergency...

Did you know you may be able to tell when an asthma episode or attack is about to start before you have trouble breathing?...
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7 Things You Should Know About Oral Allergy Syndrome

Did you know pollen might be responsible for your food allergy? If your mouth or throat itch when you eat certain fruit or vegetables,...
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AAFA Elevates Patient Voice in ICER Review of New Peanut Allergy Treatments

On June 11, 2019, in Oakland, California, the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) and its California Technology Assessment Forum (CTAF) met to...
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Immunotherapy May Help People With Allergic Asthma Breathe Easier

Out of the 25 million people who have asthma, about 60% of them have allergic asthma. If you have allergic asthma, this means allergens...

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