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2014-04-10 12:26:03

NEW YORK, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 5W Public Relations, one of the 25 largest independently owned PR firms in the US, is pleased to announce the addition of Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics (AANMA) to its diverse roster of non-profit health & wellness organizations. 5W Public Relations will execute a comprehensive public relations program designed to promote AANMA and its advocacy outreach event, Allergy & Asthma Day on Capitol Hill on May 7(th), 2014....

2011-02-24 13:43:00

MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- How rude! They sneak into your home uninvited and when you scare or smush them, they release a foul-smelling substance. "When stink bugs pop up in homes, do they cause allergy? There's not a lot of public information about it," says Nancy Sander, founder and president of Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics (AANMA), the leading national family-founded nonprofit organization for people with asthma, allergies and related...

2009-09-24 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Being a parent is no simple task, especially when your child has a chronic health condition such as asthma. That's why parenting expert, and asthma patient Jo Frost, has partnered with nonprofit family health organization, Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics (AANMA) and Merck & Co., Inc. to launch Time 2 Talk Asthma, a new educational campaign designed to help parents and other caregivers manage childhood asthma. The campaign's tools...

2009-08-07 00:55:11

New laws in several U.S. states give children the right to self-administer medications for asthma, a health group says. Members of Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics report schools are making changes to respond to new laws in Louisiana, Connecticut, Georgia and Pennsylvania that allow children to carry and use inhalers and auto-injectable epinephrine. Parents and pediatricians need to check if the students in their care are ready for this responsibility, AANMA members advise....

2009-03-24 06:37:00

Schering-Plough partners with the Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics to tell the delightful story of "Breathless Bethany Buttercup" KENILWORTH, N.J., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Asthma is the most common chronic condition among children, with approximately 6.8 million children currently with asthma in the United States.(1,2) It accounts for almost 13 million missed school days each year and is the third-ranking cause of hospitalization among those younger than 15 years of...

2008-12-11 07:00:00

FAIRFAX, Va., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nancy Sander, president and founder of Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics (AANMA) today urged committee members to preserve patient access to all forms of 12-hour bronchodilators at a joint meeting of the Pulmonary-Allergy Drugs Advisory Committee, Drug Safety and Risk Management Advisory Committee and Pediatric Advisory Committee of the Food and Drug Administration held in Rockville, MD. Sander also requested the committee use...

2008-08-18 09:00:16

FAIRFAX, Va., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In just four months, life-saving albuterol inhalers used by nearly 40 million patients with respiratory disorders will no longer be sold. That's why, during the week of August 18, Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics (AANMA) is partnering with syndicated cartoon Rex Morgan, M.D. to focus its strips on the federal mandate to eliminate CFC-emitting albuterol inhalers by the end of 2008. "A significant number of patients are not...


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  • A stinking tobacco.
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