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Jul 14, 2015, 08:30 ET

Survey Shows Patients Prefer Full Access to Medications Containing Pseudoephedrine

Direct and immediate access to medications containing pseudoephedrine (PSE)—used to relieve common symptoms of cold, cough and...

Jun 08, 2015, 14:00 ET

Nonprofit Unveils Artwork Honoring Children with Food Allergies

 Kids With Food Allergies (KFA), a division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), unveiled a specially commissioned glass...

May 05, 2015, 00:01 ET

Breathe Better No Matter Where You Live

Today, on World Asthma Day, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) released the 2015 Asthma Capitals report which ranks the 100 most...

Apr 22, 2015, 08:00 ET

Cleaning Hardwood Floors is Now Easier for Families with Asthma and Allergies

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) announced today that Bona Free & Simple Hardwood Floor Cleaner® has earned AAFA's...

Apr 09, 2015, 10:32 ET

Science Makes Housekeeping More Efficient This Spring

 The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) announced today that it has approved two new scientific laboratory standards and protocols...

Apr 02, 2015, 06:00 ET

Spring To It! Don't Delay Your Allergy Relief

 Out with the cold, in with the "achoo!" It's spring and people across the United States are looking forward to the warmer weather, new and...

Feb 25, 2015, 07:45 ET
Actress Vicki Lawrence talks about chronic idiopathic urticaria in CIU&You campaign.

Comedienne, Actress Vicki Lawrence Teams Up with AAFA To Talk About Chronic Skin Condition

 Emmy® award-winning actress, television icon and comedienne Vicki Lawrence is partnering with the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of...

Jan 27, 2015, 08:00 ET

New Survey Reveals Deficiencies in Care for Patients with Severe Allergic Reactions, says Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America

A novel study by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) finds significant differences among physician groups in knowledge and...

Oct 30, 2014, 10:00 ET

Here's Looking "Achoo," America

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) is out with the annual list of the Fall Allergy Capitals, the 100 most challenging places to...

Sep 25, 2014, 08:00 ET
For Cary Sennett and his wife, Sara, tandem cycling is a weekend sport and a workday philosophy. (PRNewsFoto/AAFA)

Asthma Foundation's New CEO Hits-the-Ground, Pedaling

When the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) appointed Cary Sennett, MD, PhD, FACP, as its new President and CEO earlier this summer,...

Aug 13, 2014, 06:00 ET

New State "Honor Roll" Reveals New Standards, New States and New Outlooks for Asthma & Allergy School Policies

 In just a few weeks, schools will be back in session for the millions of students with asthma and food allergies. So what are schools doing to...

May 06, 2014, 13:34 ET
Kristin Chenoweth has a new PSA. Visit www.KnowYourCount.com to watch the video.  (PRNewsFoto/The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America)

Award-Winning Singer And Actress, Kristin Chenoweth, Reveals Her Journey With Asthma And Urges Others To Get Serious About Asthma Safety

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) and Teva Respiratory announced today the launch of a national awareness campaign – Know...

May 06, 2014, 06:18 ET

Cities That Take Your Breath Away

 World Asthma Day comes in May when everyone wants to be outdoors enjoying the breathtaking sights, sounds and smells of springtime. But for...

May 02, 2014, 13:54 ET

St. Louis Recognized As One of the Worst Cities in the U.S. for Spring Allergy Sufferers

 Joy Krieger, Executive Director of the St. Louis Chapter of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, released the following statement...

Mar 31, 2014, 08:00 ET

Snow And Pollen? It Must Be "Spwinter" Time

So much for "out like a lamb" this March. Polar vortexes, blizzard bombs, Arctic leaking, weather whiplash. All of these terms have been used...

Oct 21, 2013, 13:19 ET

New Study Shows Nearly 1-in-50 Americans At-Risk of Severe Allergic Reactions

Anaphylaxis is More Common than Many Thought, Most Patients are Not Prepared  A novel study by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of...

Sep 17, 2013, 11:00 ET

Allergies Could Hit Hard This Fall if High Temps, Storms and Tornadoes Strike as Predicted

Fall Allergy Capitals Report Ranks Most Challenging Cities for Allergies  This fall could be a perfect storm for allergy sufferers, as...

Aug 07, 2013, 06:00 ET

Helping to Clear the Air for Families with Asthma and Allergies

Newly Certified HEPA Portable Room Air Filters Will Help Millions of People Make More Educated Choices The asthma & allergy...

Jul 30, 2013, 06:00 ET

New Report Shows Most States Fall Behind on Asthma and Allergy School Policies

Seven States and DC Pull Ahead on School Health "Honor Roll" as Momentum Grows for Medication-Stocking Laws With millions of children heading...

May 07, 2013, 06:00 ET

There's More To Asthma Than Meets The Air

There is still no cure for asthma, so for 22 million people in the U.S., this chronic disease continues to be a daily burden no matter where they...