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Nov 15, 2018, 08:00 ET Patient Advocates, Medical Professionals and Industry Stakeholders Unite to Curb Oral Corticosteroid Overexposure in Asthma Treatment

Many asthma patients are prescribed oral corticosteroids (OCS) to treat moderate-to-severe flares and decrease the risk of emergency department (ED)...


Nov 09, 2018, 18:28 ET FDA Decision to Approve Primatene Mist Endangers Asthma Patients, According to Allergy & Asthma Network and Asthma Community Stakeholders

A group of asthma community stakeholders released a joint statement today expressing deep concern over the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA)...


May 08, 2018, 08:00 ET Leading Patient Advocacy Organizations Join Forces To Launch National Program Aimed At Raising Awareness Of Severe Form Of Asthma

Allergy & Asthma Network (AAN) and the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) today announced the launch of Be the Boss of Your Asthma, a...


Mar 26, 2018, 06:40 ET Allergy & Asthma Network Wins Jury Verdict In Antitrust Lawsuit By United Allergy Services

A San Antonio jury today returned a unanimous verdict in favor of Allergy & Asthma Network, the defendant in a federal antitrust lawsuit brought by...


Oct 18, 2017, 14:08 ET Allergy & Asthma Network Brings Food Allergy Awareness to World Food Championships

Allergy & Asthma Network, the leading national nonprofit organization dedicated to ending needless death and suffering due to asthma, allergies and...


Sep 12, 2017, 13:51 ET 'Still Fighting for Breath' Global Data Reveals Asthma Significantly Impacts Quality of Life

Asthma affects more than 334 million people globally and impacts patients and caregivers in many ways, from limitations in daily physical and social...


Jan 05, 2017, 08:51 ET New Peanut Allergy Guidelines Hold Great Promise

New peanut allergy guidelines announced today by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) offer the promise that early...


Jan 04, 2017, 12:06 ET New Year's Resolutions For People With Food and Latex Allergies

For many, January is a time to review the past year and set goals for what to accomplish in the coming months. For families with life-threatening...


Dec 12, 2016, 04:39 ET Five Things to Know About Penicillin Allergy

Penicillin was a wonder drug when it was first introduced in 1928 – and it has revolutionized medicine ever since. We can now treat infections that...


Nov 22, 2016, 01:27 ET Eating Out With Food or Latex Allergy? Leading Patient Education Organization and Las Vegas Chef Offer Safety Tips

Eating out is an American pastime – but for the millions of Americans with food or latex allergies, navigating the maze of restaurant and menu...


Sep 21, 2016, 11:50 ET Patient Advocacy Organizations Host Free Webinars on Latex Allergy

Allergy & Asthma Network and the American Latex Allergy Association (ALAA) are offering two free webinars in observance of Latex Allergy Awareness...


Sep 06, 2016, 04:44 ET Allergy & Asthma Network: On EpiPen Pricing, More Must Be Done

The recent headlines concerning the price of EpiPen auto-injectors are alarming and rightfully capture people's attention, but what's overlooked is...


Aug 22, 2016, 02:20 ET Stock Albuterol in Schools is Critical for Asthma Emergencies

Since enactment of the Asthmatic Schoolchildren's Treatment and Health Management Act of 2004, students with asthma have had the right to self-carry...


Aug 16, 2016, 12:45 ET Allergy & Asthma Network, CHEST Foundation Join Forces to Raise Awareness Around Severity of Difficult-to-Control Asthma

Allergy & Asthma Network, the nation's leading patient education and advocacy organization for people with allergy and asthma, and CHEST Foundation,...


Aug 01, 2016, 01:30 ET Allergy & Asthma Network Announces Free Regional USAnaphylaxis Summits, Fall 2016

Allergy & Asthma Network, a leading national nonprofit advocacy and patient education organization, invites community members—including school nurses ...


Jul 07, 2016, 03:33 ET Allergy & Asthma Network Announces Free Webinar on Stinging Insect Allergy and Anaphylaxis

Allergy & Asthma Network, a leading nonprofit patient education organization, invites you to join its upcoming webinar, "Insect Sting Allergy: To...


May 02, 2016, 01:37 ET Halfway There! Allergy & Asthma Network Praises States For Expanding Access to Epinephrine in Public Spaces

Allergy & Asthma Network today congratulated lawmakers in 25 states who have passed laws expanding access to epinephrine in public places. Last week, ...


Apr 25, 2016, 03:11 ET Allergy & Asthma Network to Advocate for Patients, Access to Care Innovations at Annual Capitol Hill Day on May 12

Allergy & Asthma Network will head to Capitol Hill on Thursday, May 12 to advocate for patients and urge Congress to take action on key legislative...


Apr 20, 2016, 12:52 ET Doctor On Demand, Allergy & Asthma Network Team Up To Make Treating Asthma and Allergies Easier for Millions

Today Doctor On Demand, the leading U.S. video medicine provider, announced a new partnership with Allergy & Asthma Network to improve allergy and...


Apr 07, 2016, 08:00 ET New Survey: People Living with Asthma Believe It Is Controlled, But Persistent Symptoms and Limits to Everyday Activities Tell a Different Story

A new survey of people living with asthma reveals they may be accepting persistent symptoms and limits to their everyday activities because they...


Dec 18, 2015, 01:38 ET Pediatricians 'Champion' Patient-Centered Asthma, Allergy and Anaphylaxis Care

Pediatricians are often the first to diagnose and treat childhood asthma and allergies. That's why Allergy & Asthma Network, the leading nonprofit...


Dec 15, 2015, 02:28 ET Allergy & Asthma Network Praises States for Expanding Access to Epinephrine in Public Spaces

Allergy & Asthma Network today congratulated lawmakers across the country who have passed legislation expanding access to epinephrine in public...


Dec 01, 2015, 11:13 ET How to Welcome Food- and Latex-Allergic Guests This Holiday Season

This is the time of year when friends and families gather to celebrate the holidays with long-standing traditions, creating memories that last a...


Nov 16, 2015, 12:21 ET Allergy & Asthma Network Urges Support for Airline Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act

For families with food allergies, preparing to fly begins with a list of tasks: Alert the airline about the life-threatening allergy and request an...


Oct 29, 2015, 02:39 ET Allergy & Asthma Network, ACAAI to Host 2015 Asthma Coalition Summit in San Antonio

Allergy & Asthma Network, the leading national nonprofit patient education and advocacy organization, is partnering with the American College of...