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2009-04-15 09:00:00

PHYSICIANS CONCERNED THAT ASTHMA PATIENTS WHO STOP USING ASTHMA CONTROLLER MEDICINE MAY VISIT EMERGENCY ROOM MORE OFTEN WASHINGTON, April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- A new nationwide telephone survey of 1,001 patients found that while most asthma patients know the risks of "uncontrolled asthma," they misinterpret asthma control, not realizing that asthma is a chronic disease that requires long-term therapy - even when asthma symptoms are not present.

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...

2009-02-09 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The growing asthma & allergy friendly(TM) Certification Program announced today that it has developed and adopted a certification standard and testing protocol for HEPA Air Cleaning Devices.

2009-02-02 11:47:00

Food Allergy Project Joins with Food Allergy Initiative to Create Largest National Source for Research, Advocacy and Education Efforts NEW YORK, Feb.

2009-01-27 23:01:00

Study Unveils Top 100 Most Challenging Places to Live with Asthma WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Louis, MO, is ranked as the No.1 Asthma Capital - the most challenging place to live with asthma in the U.S.

2009-01-09 23:01:00

BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) announces that its President and CEO, William M.

2009-01-06 08:25:00

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2008-12-11 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With everyone mindful of budgets and spending this holiday season, now is the perfect time to think beyond the routine perfume or socks and to give gifts that are not just fun, but are good for the health too.

2008-12-01 23:01:00

Group Donates 'Asthma & Allergy Friendly' Toy Puppies to the Obama Daughters WASHINGTON, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Much has been made of President-Elect Obama's first promise: to get a family dog.

2008-10-13 18:00:25

On any given day Southern California ranks as the region with the worst air quality nationwide. Now, as local wildfires fill the region's air with smoke and ash, millions of Californians are feeling the effects and wondering what they can do to stay well.


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