Food Allergy Awareness Week

We set aside this week during Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month to focus on food allergy awareness. A food allergy occurs when the body’s immune system sees a certain food as harmful and reacts by causing allergic symptoms. Foods that cause allergic reactions are allergens. More than 20 million American adults and children have food allergies. We […]

Eosinophil Awareness Week

In May 2007, The U.S. House of Representatives passed House Bill 296, forever recognizing the third week of May as National Eosinophil Awareness Week (NEAW). AAFA joins the American Partnership for Eosinophilic Disorders (APFED) this week to focus on awareness about eosinophil-associated diseases. Eosinophils are a type of white blood cell. The purpose of these […]

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