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.
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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