Latest Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America Stories

2011-07-26 08:00:00

WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The first Habitat for Humanity house built as part of the Build Smart, Breathe Easier national asthma education program will be dedicated in partnership with the Dunmore family in Detroit on Friday, July 29, 2011.

2011-06-29 08:31:00

CHICAGO, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to home improvement, the 60 million Americans living with asthma and allergies can breathe a sigh of relief: Valspar Paint today announces the debut of Valspar Plus®, the first paint certified asthma & allergy friendly(TM) by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA). Valspar Plus® reduces airborne irritants during painting, improving the painting process for those with respiratory sensitivities.

2011-05-25 07:49:00

Pediatric Asthma Patients Star in new Educational Asthma Video; Unveiled for the Media for the First Time at Hurley FLINT, Mich., May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At Hurley Medical Center, we take asthma very seriously.

2011-05-24 08:00:00

WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 24 million Americans currently have asthma. Every day, 11 people in the United States die from asthma and the disease accounts for one-quarter of all emergency room visits each year.

2011-05-16 08:40:00

60 Million Potential Readers Nothing to Sneeze At WASHINGTON, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What better way to celebrate National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month than to launch a national asthma and allergy magazine? This May welcomes "Allergic Living," an exciting new glossy lifestyle publication for Americans with asthma, nasal allergies, food allergies and related conditions.

2011-05-10 07:30:00

NATICK, Mass., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced its donation to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) to support education initiatives designed to increase public awareness of asthma management and treatment.

2011-05-02 23:01:00

National Survey Reveals Patients Want More Treatment Options WASHINGTON, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today on World Asthma Day 2011, despite decades of progress on the management and control of asthma - more research, better understanding and powerful treatments - millions of people with severe asthma are still living with serious, frequent, life-threatening symptoms.

2011-04-05 06:48:00

The Lenox Hotel Furnishes Every Room With Certified Asthma And Allergy Friendly Bedding WASHINGTON, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Whether traveling for business or pleasure, the growing population of people with asthma and allergies now has a luxury hotel option that features Certified asthma & allergy friendly® bedding in every room when visiting the Boston area.

2011-03-15 14:59:00

Millions of Consumers with Asthma and Allergies Now Have More Options for Bedding WASHINGTON, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program announced today that it has developed and adopted a certification standard and testing protocol for Feather and Down Filled Bedding.

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