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06 May, 2014, 13:34 ET 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...


22 Feb, 2013, 00:01 ET New Survey Shows Patients Oppose "Prescription-Only" Laws For Some Common Medications

Asthma and Allergy Foundation Poll Finds Patients Already Have Many Healthcare Challenges  The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of...


15 Feb, 2013, 00:01 ET Asthma, Allergy Nonprofits to Merge and Fight Common Diseases Together

Group Will Expand Traditional Outreach and Online Communities, the Combination Patients Want  The patient organization with the largest...


24 Jan, 2013, 09:02 ET Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America Challenges Patients and Caregivers to 'Get Smart About Asthma'

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) and Teva Respiratory announced today the launch of Get Smart About Asthma, a comprehensive...


16 Oct, 2012, 00:01 ET Seven States and DC Named to School Health "Honor Roll"

Most States Lag on Policies to Protect Kids with Asthma and Allergies at School  PRNewswire-USNewswire – Dealing with asthma and...


27 Sep, 2012, 00:10 ET An Unwelcome Harvest, Fall Allergies Arrive Nationwide

Allergy Foundation Releases Annual "Fall Allergy Capitals" Rankings, Louisville is #1 Fall is a time to enjoy beautiful colors and autumn...


06 Sep, 2012, 00:01 ET Research Awardees Seek Causes, Cures for Asthma and Allergies

Patient Advocacy Group Supports Research for Both Diseases The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) is the leading national...


04 Apr, 2012, 17:33 ET New Science Helps the Environment, Right Where Americans Sleep

Asthma & Allergy Friendly Certification Program Continues to Expand in the Bedroom More than 60 million American adults and children...


20 Mar, 2012, 00:01 ET Your Nose Knows It's Spring

Allergy Foundation Releases New "Spring Allergy Capital" Rankings, Knoxville is #1 Today is the vernal equinox – otherwise known...


04 Nov, 2011, 00:01 ET Most States Don't Make the Grade on Asthma & Allergy School Health

Report Finds States Lack Policies to Curb Classroom Burden of Asthma and Severe Allergies For over 7 million children with asthma, and...


16 May, 2011, 09:40 ET New Allergy Magazine Reports the News & Makes It Too

60 Million Potential Readers Nothing to Sneeze At What better way to celebrate National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month than to launch a...


03 May, 2011, 00:01 ET Control for Many Severe Asthmatics Still Illusive

National Survey Reveals Patients Want More Treatment Options Today on World Asthma Day 2011, despite decades of progress on the management and...


05 Apr, 2011, 07:48 ET Visitors to Boston Can Now Sleep Better Thanks to Science and Silk

The Lenox Hotel Furnishes Every Room With Certified Asthma And Allergy Friendly Bedding Whether traveling for business or pleasure, the growing...


15 Mar, 2011, 15:59 ET New Certification Standard Announced for Feather and Down Filled Bedding

Millions of Consumers with Asthma and Allergies Now Have More Options for Bedding The asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program...


23 Feb, 2011, 00:01 ET Richmond Tops 'Asthma Capital' List Again

Annual Report Names the 100 Most Challenging Places to Live with Asthma For the second year in a row, Richmond, VA, has been ranked as the No. 1...


18 Nov, 2009, 00:01 ET Cleaning Up Indoor Air Quality: New Certification Standard for Cleaning Products Will Help Millions of People Make More Educated Choices

The growing asthma & allergy friendly(TM) Certification Program announced today that it has developed and adopted a certification standard and...


02 Oct, 2009, 07:17 ET New Fall Allergy Capitals(TM) Reveal the Most Challenging Cities for Allergy Sufferers

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) announced today the 2009 Fall Allergy Capitals(TM) rankings. The annual research...


25 Aug, 2009, 00:01 ET Deja Vu for Six States on Annual Asthma & Allergy Honor Roll

Updated Report Also Features New 'Honorable Mention' States that Made Progress in 2009 For over 8 million children with asthma, food allergies...


10 Feb, 2009, 00:01 ET Helping to Clear the Air for Consumers - New Certification Standard for HEPA Filters Will Help Millions of People Make More Educated Choices

The growing asthma & allergy friendly(TM) Certification Program announced today that it has developed and adopted a certification standard and...


10 Jan, 2009, 00:01 ET Asthma & Allergy Foundation CEO Appointed to NIH Council

BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) announces that its President and...


24 Apr, 2008, 01:00 ET 2008 Spring Allergy Capitals Announced

WASHINGTON, April 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) revealed the nation's new top 100 Spring...


29 Feb, 2008, 00:00 ET Asthma Foundation Appoints Award-Winning Scholar to Top Policy Position

WASHINGTON, Feb. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) has appointed Charlotte W. Collins, JD, as...


30 Jan, 2008, 00:00 ET Asthma Foundation Announces 2008 Asthma Capitals, Knoxville on Top Again

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the third time in five years, Knoxville, TN, is ranked the #1 Asthma Capital(TM) -- the most...


24 Jan, 2008, 00:00 ET Asthma Foundation Expands Certification Program to be 'Friendly' to Millions More

WASHINGTON, Jan. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The fast-growing asthma friendly(R) consumer product Certification Program administered by the...


05 Dec, 2007, 00:00 ET Allergy Foundation Thinks Globally, Gifts Locally

WASHINGTON, Dec. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The oldest and largest allergy patient advocacy organization in the world, the Asthma and Allergy...