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Feb 22, 2013, 12:01 ET New Survey Shows Patients Oppose "Prescription-Only" Laws For Some Common Medications

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) is out with a new poll re-confirming what AAFA already learned from a previous study and from 60...


Feb 15, 2013, 12:01 ET Asthma, Allergy Nonprofits to Merge and Fight Common Diseases Together

The patient organization with the largest online community for families raising children with food allergies, and the largest organization for asthma ...


Jan 24, 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 online ...


Oct 16, 2012, 12:01 ET Seven States and DC Named to School Health "Honor Roll"

PRNewswire-USNewswire – Dealing with asthma and allergies in the school setting, once rare, is now common. But most states don't have core policies...


Sep 27, 2012, 12:10 ET An Unwelcome Harvest, Fall Allergies Arrive Nationwide

Fall is a time to enjoy beautiful colors and autumn weather outdoors. But for 40 million Americans with seasonal allergies, this time of year brings...


Sep 06, 2012, 12:01 ET Research Awardees Seek Causes, Cures for Asthma and Allergies

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) is the leading national voluntary health agency (VHA) – or "patient advocacy group" – for...


Jun 01, 2012, 11:00 ET Sweet Dreams To Come True For One Sweepstakes Winner

More than 60 million American adults and children live with asthma or allergies, and the numbers are growing. These chronic respiratory diseases are...


Apr 04, 2012, 05:33 ET New Science Helps the Environment, Right Where Americans Sleep

More than 60 million American adults and children live with asthma or allergies, and the numbers are growing. These chronic respiratory diseases are...


Mar 20, 2012, 12:01 ET Your Nose Knows It's Spring

Today is the vernal equinox – otherwise known as the official end of winter and the start of spring. But even if you didn't look at your calendar...


Nov 04, 2011, 12:01 ET Most States Don't Make the Grade on Asthma & Allergy School Health

For over 7 million children with asthma, and 13 million with food allergy or other severe allergies, going to school is a daily risk affecting how...


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

What better way to celebrate National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month than to launch a national asthma and allergy magazine? This May welcomes...


May 03, 2011, 12:01 ET Control for Many Severe Asthmatics Still Illusive

Today on World Asthma Day 2011, despite decades of progress on the management and control of asthma – more research, better understanding and...


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

Whether traveling for business or pleasure, the growing population of people with asthma and allergies now has a luxury hotel option that features...


Mar 15, 2011, 03:59 ET New Certification Standard Announced for Feather and Down Filled Bedding

The asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program announced today that it has developed and adopted a certification standard and testing protocol...


Feb 23, 2011, 12:01 ET Richmond Tops 'Asthma Capital' List Again

For the second year in a row, Richmond, VA, has been ranked as the No. 1 Asthma Capital – the most challenging place to live with asthma in the U.S....