Latest Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America Stories

2011-01-12 14:10:00

Federal health officials said Wednesday that asthma is increasing and that one in 12 Americans now say they have the respiratory disease.

2010-12-10 11:24:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, December 10, in observance of National Influenza Vaccination Week, Mediaplanet Publishing released a Holiday Health Guide to targeted markets in USA Today.

2010-07-21 09:19:00

MIAMI, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Understanding and managing asthma is not always easy, especially without adequate patient resources.

2010-07-07 11:00:00

NEW YORK, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The record-setting heat hitting the east coast provides the perfect breeding ground for dust mites, making it an extremely difficult week for those who suffer from asthma, eczema or indoor allergies.

2010-05-19 12:05:00

CHICAGO, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- On average, Americans spend about 90 percent of their time indoors - of that 90 percent, about 65 percent of that is spent at home.(1) Indoor air pollution, including household allergens, is one of the leading causes of health problems in the United States.

2010-05-13 09:52:00

National Food Allergy Advocates, The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network and The Food Allergy Initiative, Issue Statement in Response to Articles on Prevalence NEW YORK and FAIRFAX, Va., May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A review published Wednesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) and reported in the New York Times underscores the need for additional research on the prevalence, diagnosis, and treatment of food allergy.

2010-04-15 13:00:00

WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- As trees blossom and shed their pollen and grasses and weeds germinate in yards and fields across America, allergy sufferers are retreating indoors with seemingly no relief in sight.

2010-03-24 06:17:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., March 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- For millions of Americans, the arrival of Spring brings with it ocular allergy symptoms such as itching, tearing, and redness.

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