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Report: The Most Challenging Places to Live With Spring Allergies

Spring is here and pollen counts are high in much of the U.S. Though most of us are feeling the effects of pollen right now, some cities make it harder to manage spring allergies. Check out our 2019 Spring Allergy Capitals™ report to see if your city made the list.

2019 Allergy-Friendly Easter Candy Guide

Fill your child's Easter basket with safe, fun treats from our 2019 Easter Candy Guide sponsored by Enjoy Life Foods. We've listed candies that are free of nuts, milk, egg, soy, wheat/gluten, corn and all top 8 foods. The list also highlights new items on the market. Or celebrate the holiday with non-food treats, crafts and activities. Check out Tips to Safely Celebrate Easter with Food Allergies for ideas.

Understanding Your Asthma Diagnosis

Have you wondered how a doctor diagnoses asthma? Or what different lung function tests measure? We recently shared information about two common types of lung function tests: spirometry and provocation (trigger) tests. Read about each test and watch our blog for more on other types.

Test Your Knowledge of Dust Mite Allergy

Millions of Americans are allergic to dust mites - microscopic insects often found in fabric furniture, bedding and carpet. The more you know about them, the better chance you have of managing them, and your symptoms. Study these dust mite myths to learn how to tame this common pest.

A New, Easy Way to Support AAFA

We made it easier for you to provide lifesaving support for people who manage asthma and allergies. Join our AAFA Monthly Giver program which allows you to set up automatic monthly donations. It's easy to join, and you can stop automatic donations at any time. 



How to Spring Clean With Asthma and Allergies

Proper cleaning with CERTIFIED tools can help you create a healthier home. Check out our Spring Cleaning Checklist to learn what to clean, when and how CERTIFIED products can help you. 


FDA Approves Dupixent® for Moderate-to-Severe Atopic Dermatitis in Adolescents

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently approved dupilumab (Dupixent®) for children ages 12 to 17. This biologic treats severe atopic dermatitis. Learn more about what this means for eczema treatment for older children.


Switching Biologic Treatment to FASENRA™? (For Severe Asthma)

Have you taken FASENRA™ to treat severe asthma? One member is thinking about talking to her doctor to switch to it from her current biologic. If you've taken FASENRA™, join our community and tell her about your experience.

Coping With Psychological Impact of Lung Disease

Lung diseases like asthma can have more than just a physical impact. They can affect you emotionally, financially and socially. How do you cope? Share your thoughts and tips with our members on this forum topic.


Improve Your Asthma Health

Knowing how to manage asthma is important for better health and quality of life. We offer an online course called ASTHMA Care for Adults. This comprehensive program covers a full range of topics everyone with asthma needs to know. This self-paced online course is presented in different formats, such as videos, animations, handouts and more.


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