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Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America


Contact Information

1233 20th Street, NW
Suite 402
Washington, DC 20036

1-800-727-8462 (Voice - Toll-free),
202-466-7643 (Voice),
202-466-8940 (FAX),

Internet Resources


Abstract

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) is a non-profit health organization dedicated to finding a cure for and controlling asthma and allergies. Founded in 1953, AAFA serves the 60 million Americans with asthma and allergic diseases by supporting scientific research, patient education programs, public and governmental advocacy and a network of chapters and educational support groups throughout the nation. Complementing these efforts is AAFA's Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month activities each May and ongoing public education campaigns.

Publications

Bimonthly AAFA newsletter "FresAAIR", reviewed by medical professionals provide the latest asthma and allergy news for the following audiences: parents and adults; nurses and allied health professionals; educational support group leaders; and teens. Other items available through AAFA's Information Clearinghouse include more than 50 "Asthma and Allergy Answers" fact sheets; the six-pamphlet "Living with Asthma and Allergies" series; and books, games and videos for children, teens and adults.

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Notes

Public Law 101-496, Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act of 1990.

Audit

Date Entered: 4/1/1998
Date Edited: 2/20/2013
Date Revised: 11/7/2007 12:39:03 PM
Health Referral Number: HR0187
Accession Number: DP91A0001

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