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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 Experts: Managing Asthma During the COVID-19 Pandemic (Video and Resources)

An expert panel from the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) and the Improving Pediatric Asthma Care in the District of Columbia (IMPACT...
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How Can You Tell the Difference Between COVID-19, a Cold, the Flu, Allergies and...

Cold and flu season is here, and the new coronavirus that causes COVID-19 is still spreading. With every cough or sniffle, you may wonder...
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Online Event: Learn More About Asthma and Fragrances in Cleaning Products

Kafi Drexel Brown, AAFA’s Public Relations Director, will talk about asthma and scents during the virtual Discover Cleaning Summit. The event will be hosted...
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Survey: Impacts of COVID-19 and the Flu on People With Asthma and Allergies

In March 2020, the World Health Organization classified COVID-19 as a global pandemic. This fall and winter, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
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House Passes Bill Protecting Students With Asthma and Allergies, Moves to Senate for Vote

On Sept. 29, 2020, the House of Representatives passed the School-Based Allergies and Asthma Management Program Act (H.R. 2468) . If passed by the...
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Teva Announces Two More Digital Inhalers for Asthma – AirDuo® Digihaler® and ArmonAir® Digihaler®

Teva Respiratory, LLC., a U.S. affiliate of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. announced the launch of AirDuo® Digihaler® (fluticasone propionate and salmeterol) inhalation powder and...
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Trelegy Ellipta Inhaler Is Now Approved for Asthma Treatment

GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE/NYSE: GSK) and Innoviva, Inc. (NASDAQ: INVA) announced the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new indication for Trelegy...
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Perrigo Generic Albuterol Inhaler Recalled Due to Clogging

Perrigo Company plc today announced a voluntary U.S. nationwide recall of albuterol sulfate inhalation aerosol to the retail level after previously halting production and...
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Asthma Disparities in America: It’s Time for Real and Lasting Change

Black, Hispanic and American Indian/Alaska Native people have the highest rates of asthma , hospital visits and asthma-related deaths. This has not changed since...
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Public Health Emergency: Wildfires in the Western U.S. Cause Dangerous Air Pollution for People...

Record-setting wildfires continue to rage across the western United States, putting millions of people with asthma at risk. The smoke and ash from the...
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For People With Asthma, the Danger of “Peak Week” Is Here

Peter DeMarco of Boston, Massachusetts, lost his wife, Laura Levis, to asthma during Asthma Peak Week in 2016. In the essay below, Peter shares...
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Back to School: Creating a Healthy Environment for Students and Staff With Asthma and...

The MedicAlert Foundation and Kenneth Mendez, CEO and president of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), hosted a webinar on how parents...
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FDA Accepts Biologics License Application for Xolair® Prefilled Syringe for Self-Administration

Novartis today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) accepted the company's supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) for a new self-administration option...
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Hurricanes: Weathering the Storm If You Have Asthma

We are currently in the peak of hurricane season, which goes from June 1 to Nov. 31. While preparing for a possible storm, people...
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Wildfire Season Has Begun – and It Affects Air Quality and Asthma

Each year, wildfires rage across the U.S. They have already begun in California this year. Smoke in the air contains tiny particles that affect...