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
Feb 13, 2020
The 2019 new coronavirus (also known at 2019-nCoV) is a hot topic in the news. Now that it has spread to the U.S., you may wonder if you should be concerned. It is a respiratory virus, meaning it affects the[…]Read more...
Feb 12, 2020
Welcome to your February advocacy update. I’m Jenna Riemenschneider, director of Advocacy at the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA). I am pictured above with AAFA board member Renuka Babu Brown and Senator Ed Markey's (D-MA) policy advisor Adam[…]Read more...
Clean Economy Act Would Benefit Millions of People With Asthma and Allergies by Addressing Climate CrisisFeb 11, 2020
U.S. Senator Tom Carper (D-Del.), top Democrat on the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, was joined by 32 Senators in introducing legislation that would put the United States on a path to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by[…]Read more...
Jan 30, 2020
Flowers, candy, perfume and candles may be common gifts for Valentine’s Day. But if you give them to your loved ones with asthma and allergies, you may give them something you didn’t plan on – triggers that cause symptoms. Instead,[…]Read more...