Founded in 1953, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America is the oldest and largest nonprofit patient organization for people with asthma and allergic diseases. It is dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with asthma, allergies and related conditions through education, support, advocacy and research. Their mission is to help those living with these chronic diseases live life without limits.
Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America Blog
Sep 13, 2019
Peter DeMarco of Boston, Massachusetts, lost his wife, Laura Levis, to asthma during Asthma Peak Week in 2016. In the essay below, Peter shares Laura's story, as well as some facts about Asthma Peak Week. If you have asthma, taking[…]Read more...
Sep 11, 2019
Vaping is causing serious lung disease in many teens. Yet, youth vaping continues to rise at an alarming rate. State policies can help curb youth vaping. As part of our 2019 State Honor Roll™ of Asthma and Allergy Policies for[…]Read more...
Sep 4, 2019
Schools provide valuable education to students. But the very resource that is supposed to benefit our children can actually be a cause of asthma symptoms and allergic reactions. Some states have policies in place that protect children with asthma and[…]Read more...
Aug 29, 2019
The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) is conducting a survey to learn more about the products you buy for your family and how they impact your homes’ health.Read more...