Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month Begins

Since 1984, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) has declared May as “National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month.” It is a peak season for people with asthma and allergies and a perfect time to educate patients, family, friends, co-workers, and other people about allergic diseases. Join us through May as we raise awareness […]

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 […]

Webinar: Your Food Allergy Questions Answered

More than 20 million people in the U.S., including adults and children, have food allergies. Chances are you or someone you love has a food allergy. Join us as we answer YOUR questions about food allergies! There is no cure for food allergies. The only way to prevent an allergic reaction is to avoid the […]

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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