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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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AAFA CEO and President Testifies in Support of Protections for School Children With Asthma...

On Jan. 8, 2020, Kenneth Mendez, CEO and president of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), spoke before members of the U.S....
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Help Shape the Future of Asthma Treatment

Share your thoughts on the future of asthma treatment. Take two short surveys by Jan. 12, 2020, 11:59 p.m. ET, and we'll submit your...
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We Fight, Support and Advocate in Honor of Those Who Have Lost Their Lives

Dear Friends, One of the hardest things we do at the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America is have conversations with families who have...
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Advances in Asthma and Allergies in 2019

These are just a few things we were able to do this year for the asthma and allergy community because of you. But there...
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Congress Expected to Approve Funding That Benefits People With Asthma and Allergies

On Dec. 16, 2019, Congress released a spending package to fund the government for 2020. This plan includes some big wins for the asthma...
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LUSTER Clinical Trial Results for People With Uncontrolled Moderate-to-Severe Asthma Announced

Novartis today announced topline results from its pivotal global Phase III LUSTER-11 and LUSTER-22 studies exploring the efficacy and safety of the investigational oral,...
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FDA Will Consider Xolair for the Treatment of Nasal Polyps

Genentech, a member of the Roche Group, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted the company’s supplemental Biologics License Application...
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Building and Remodeling When You Have Asthma and Allergies: Paint, Flooring and Insulation

Before you start a home building or renovation project, consider how the products you use or install may impact the overall health of your...
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Her Health Comes First: One Mother Talks About the Challenges of Managing Her Child’s...

Asthma can be scary and overwhelming. It is the leading chronic disease in children and the top reason for missed school days due to...
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With 10 Days Left in Marketplace Open Enrollment, AAFA Offers New Digital Tool for...

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) has released a new tool for the asthma community – an asthma health chatbot. The chatbot...
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AAFA Meets With DOT Alongside Other Disability Advocacy Groups to Discuss Service Animal Regulations...

Today, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation (AAFA) met with the Department of Transportation alongside several disability advocacy groups. We discussed service animal regulations and...
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Elijah E. Cummings Family Asthma Act Would Expand Efforts to Improve Care for People...

Representatives Eliot L. Engel (D-NY-16), Fred Upton (R-MI-06), Pete King (R-NY-02) and TJ Cox (D-CA-21), all members of the House Asthma and Allergy Caucus,...
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Air Cleaners: What You Need to Know

For many people, the health risks posed by indoor air quality can often be significantly higher than outdoor air. Animal dander, pollen, mold, dust...
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What People With Asthma Need to Know About Inhalers and Climate Change

Are metered dose inhalers (MDIs) contributing to climate change? British researchers estimated the impact of gases used in MDIs on air pollution. They suggest...
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A Higher Education in Self-Management: Sending Your Teen With Asthma to College

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) has created a series of videos for teens with asthma who will be starting college or...