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A Higher Education in Self-Management: Sending Your Teen With Asthma to College

AAFA Community Services ·
The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) has created a series of videos for teens with asthma who will be starting college or are in their first year. Each animated video is short and easy to understand.
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Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America Announces Free Online Course for Asthma Patients

AAFA Community Services ·
The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) with support provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has created and launched the Asthma Symptoms, Treatment, Health Management and Activities™ (ASTHMA) Care for Adults program to help patients manage asthma and improve their health. The program covers a full range of topics someone with asthma needs to know.
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Re: Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America Announces Free Online Course for Asthma Patients

Brenda Silvia-Torma ·
This is awesome! Can't wait to check it out! Brenda
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Re: Asthma Diagnosis, Management, and Treatment in the U.S. Is Changing – What the New Guidelines Say

ThisBreath ·
This is huge news! I need to connect with my pulmonologist. Could you please make an Instagram post about these changes? Would like to spread the info . Thank you!
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Re: Asthma Diagnosis, Management, and Treatment in the U.S. Is Changing – What the New Guidelines Say

Kathy P ·
Hi This breath - we are posting this information in our different social channels. And we have more information coming.
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Asthma Diagnosis, Management, and Treatment in the U.S. Is Changing – What the New Guidelines Say

AAFA Community Services ·
On Dec. 3, 2020, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced updates to the clinical guidelines used to diagnose and manage asthma. The new guidelines are titled "The 2020 Focused Updates to the Asthma Management Guidelines: A Report from The National Asthma Education and Prevention Program Expert Panel Working Group." The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), part of the NIH, oversaw the National Asthma Education and Prevention Program Coordinating Committee (NAEPPCC) and...
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mdashiquennobi ·
This is a great news indeed. For all of us.
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Managing Asthma in 2021 (Video and Resources)

AAFA Community Services ·
Update: If you missed the webinar, we added the video below. We also included some resources on additional information discussed in the webinar. Understanding the Latest Asthma Management Guidelines The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) hosted a webinar on May 25, 2021, on the latest asthma management guidelines from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI). The webinar was presented by: John James, MD, board-certified allergist, President of Food Allergy Consulting...
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Re: Managing Asthma in 2021 (Video and Resources)

andrew robins ·
An issue that presents a significant challenge for my asthmatic wife is the inability to receive any kind of protection against being seated near pets on an airplane. With the growth in pet ownership during COVID and the increase in pet owners travelling with their pets, the situation is ever more concerning. The airlines have not put forward an approach to this issue that respects the interests of allergic passengers and point to the Americans with Disabilities Act as a basis for not...
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JR ·
@andrew robins Those are all legitimate concerns. Ensuring the safety of people with asthma and allergies while traveling on planes is one of AAFA’s major concerns. The ADA actually does not regulate air travel discrimination, but the Air Carrier Access Act does. AAFA advocates on these issues as a member of the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Disabilities Advocacy Working Group. AAFA was actively engaged with the DOT rule making last year, “ Traveling by Air with Service Animals ,”...
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