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How to Keep Asthma From Ruining Your Holiday Cheer

Festive decorations and lively parties are all part of the holiday fun. But they may also play a part in asthma episodes. Learn about common holiday asthma triggers and how to protect yourself.

Cold Weather Advisory: Take Precautions to Avoid Asthma Symptoms

Colder weather is moving in, which can trigger asthma symptoms. But you can take steps to reduce your chances of having an asthma attack so you can enjoy some holiday fun. Learn what you need to do as the temperatures drop.

Asthma and Adulthood 101

Sending your teen to college or to live on their own for the first time makes you wonder if you've taught them everything they need to know to transition into adulthood. Give your teen confidence to manage asthma on their own through our new animated video series

What You Need to Know About Air Cleaners

A CERTIFIED asthma & allergy friendly® air cleaner can help you create a healthier home environment. Find out how to choose the right air cleaner for your space and make sure it's been tested to prove it actually improves your indoor air quality.


Asthma and allergies can be daunting. But they can be managed with the right treatment, resources and support. The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) is here to help people with asthma and allergies and their caregivers understand and manage their conditions and move to a place of confidence. We provide a vital lifeline through support, advocacy, education and research.

Our commitment to our mission is strong. The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) was recently named a 2019 Top-Rated Nonprofit by GreatNonprofits. We also received the Platinum Seal of Transparency from Charity Navigator. 



You are why we can fulfill our mission to save lives and reduce the burden of asthma and allergies. Please consider supporting AAFA and making a difference in the lives of people managing asthma and allergies. 


Are Asthma Inhalers Hurting Our Planet?

A recent study found that metered dose inhalers (MDIs) may impact climate change and suggested people with asthma can reduce their personal impact if they switch to dry powder inhalers (DPIs). But some people may need MDIs to best control their asthma. So what are people with asthma to think about this report?  AAFA released a statement to keep the focus on large-scale improvements we can make to reduce carbon footprints, methane and ozone emissions.

Fall Medical Conferences Release New Asthma and Allergy Research

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) recently attended the 2019 American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) conference and the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) annual meeting. We talked with pediatricians and allergists and learn about the latest research:


AAFA Takes on Passengers' Rights, Medicine Access and School Protections

AAFA was busy in September and October on the advocacy front. We met with various organizations to advocate for rights and protections for people with asthma and allergies. Jenna Riemenschneider, Director of Advocacy for AAFA, shares the latest update on AAFA's advocacy efforts on Capitol Hill.

Thank you for your continued support.

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