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Asthma & Allergy Week

Lung Asthma Overview

Information about asthma, its causes, diagnoses, treatment and prevention strategies with links to multimedia and tools that promote patient adherence.

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Lung Asthma Capitals 2011

Click here to see which cities the AAFA named the top 100 most challenging places to live with asthma.

Lung Hot topics! Asthma & Allergy policy

Join millions of people affected by asthma and allergies to develop and implement public policies.

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Lung Asthma Educational Resources

Find validated asthma education programs for patients of all ages in the AAFA Resource catalog


Lung Asthma PACT

AAFA’s free assessment tool that creates a personalized report and offers accurate and useful information to improve your asthma control. For more information Click here

Lung AAFA Clinical Trial Resource Center

You can be the difference in finding better treatments and cures for asthma and allergies by volunteering for a research clinical trial.

For more information about current clinical trial opportunities Click Here


Lung Asthma and Allergy Friendly Products

The asthma & allergy friendy™

Certification Program was created by top medical experts and AAFA to empower consumers to make an informed purchase decision when choosing allergen-avoidance products.

For more information Click here

Lung ATS Patient Information Series

The ATS Patient Information Series is a public service of the American Thoracic Society and its journal the AJRCCM.

The information appearing in this series is for educational purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for the medical advice of one’s personal health care provider.


Lung ATS Breathing in America book

The Breathing in America: Diseases, Progress, and Hope compilation briefly describes respiratory diseases and the progress that is being made in the quest to find their cures.


  • Learn about the two main causes of asthma symptoms, in this video from the AAFA. Click here

  • CNN reports on managing asthma featuring Dr. Sheryl Lucas Click here

  • Help protect your family from indoor allergens! See this interview with Beth Corn, MD of the Mt. Sinai School of Medicine and AAFA’s Mike Tringale on Milwaukee’s The Morning Blend show. Click here