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Air Quality Around the World

AAFA Community Services ·
April 29 – May 3 is Air Quality Awareness Week , sponsored by the NOAA National Weather Service, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. Forest Service, and the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This year’s theme is “Check the AQI & Get Outside” to encourage everyone to check the Air Quality Index (AQI) regularly. Today’s focus is “Air Quality Around the World.” According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 91% of the world breathes polluted...
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Can Birch Trees Trigger Food Allergies?

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Birch trees are known for their tall, thin trunks and white bark. But did you know they trigger a lot of allergy symptoms for much of the population each spring? These allergy symptoms can range from nasal symptoms, like sneezing and a stuffy nose, to the lesser-known oral allergy syndrome (OAS).
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Climate Change Takes a Toll on  Asthma and Allergy Health

AAFA Community Services ·
Climate change is a major issue for environmental health as well as public health. Warming temperatures contribute to longer and more severe pollen seasons. That makes respiratory diseases worse. So this week, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America joins nearly 20 other organizations in signing a statement called “A Declaration on Climate Change and Health.” The letter is being released at the start of National Public Health Week. It is also World Allergy Week, a week created by the...
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World Asthma Day Twitter Chat: Latinos & The Crisis of Air Quality

AAFA Community Services ·
Storify: Bilingual Twitter chat to discuss Latinos & The Crisis of Air Quality on World Asthma Day (May 2, 2107).
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Increasing Awareness of Atopic Dermatitis Is the Focus of World Allergy Week 2018

AAFA Community Services ·
World Allergy Organization (WAO), together with its member societies around the world, will host World Allergy Week from April 22-28, 2018. The theme and educational focus will be: Atopic Dermatitis: An Itch that Rashes.
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Is Your City an Asthma Capital? Here’s What You Can Do About It

AAFA Community Services ·
On May 7, 2019, World Asthma Day, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) released its 2019 Asthma Capitals Report™. This report ranks the top 100 most challenging places in America to live with asthma.
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Re: World Asthma Day 2020

Monique Cooper-Allison ·
I will be sharing on all of my social media contents along with my son Javan! This day we will be doing a live book read of his book Asthma Sucks.
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Stuntman Dave ·
Thank you I can't wait to share and continue my support. On Mon, Apr 27, 2020 at 7:48 PM Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America < support@aafa.org> wrote:
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Miranda's Mom ·
This is also my daughter's birthday. She passed away from undiagnosed asthma.
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Kathy P ·
Thank you @Monique Cooper-Allison ! @Mirandas Mom - we will remember your sweet Miranda on that day And use her story as a reminder of why asthma awareness and education is so important during May and all year long.
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Miranda's Mom ·
Thank you so much <3
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Ramshankar ·
Help me please On Tue, 28 Apr 2020, 11:11 pm Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, < support@aafa.org> wrote:
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CC's Mum ·
I just found this site and asthma awareness day is just around the corner! Here for my daughter. It took a lot of stubbornness and determination to get my daughter properly diagnosed . Hope to learn more from others experiences. on My 11th 2020 our children will be returning back to school and sport clubs. I am not sure how I feel about this when it comes to my daughter.....
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Kathy P ·
Welcome @CCs Mum ! We are glad you found us! Returning to school and activities while remaining vigilant is important. Have your local authorities mapped out what precautions will be in place? I recommend starting a new topic on our Asthma Forum .
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World Asthma Day 2020

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World Asthma Day 2020
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World Asthma Day 2017: 10 Tweets to Raise Awareness!

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Here are some quick awareness messages and asthma facts that you can Tweet to spread awareness for #WorldAsthmaDay
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): What People With Asthma Need to Know

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Updated 1/27: The new coronavirus that causes COVID-19 is still highly active through the U.S. Read the current recommendations for people with asthma including symptoms, wearing masks and effective disinfecting of surfaces.
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