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2013 Asthma Capital List Names Richmond, VA #1
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There’s More to Asthma than Meets the Air (May 8, 2013) Nearly 25 million people right here in the U.S. are living with asthma, a chronic disease of the airways in the lungs. But for all the talk of the global asthma epidemic, there are...
 
2013 Food Allergy Webinar Series Highlights
12/4/13 4:34 PM
 
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OUR EDUCATIONAL WEBINAR SERIES TEACHES PRACTICAL FOOD ALLERGY MANAGEMENT The mission of Kids With Food Allergies is to improve the day-to-day lives of families raising children with food allergies and empower them to create a safe and healthy future...
 
A Review of State School Policies for Protecting Kids with Allergies and Asthma
9/11/13 4:09 PM
 
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Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) hosted a free educational webinar on September 10, 2013 featuring guest speakers Charlotte Collins, JD, VP of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), and Michael Pistiner, MD, MMSc, co-founder of...
 
AAFA Supports Research to Address Uncontrolled Asthma in African Americans and Latinos
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Thank you to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) for supporting a three year, $3.6 million contract to the Seattle-King County Public Health Department in Seattle, Washington recently awarded by the Patient Centered Outcomes...
 
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Exposure to Certain Airborne Chemicals Linked to Immune System Effects and Asthma Diagnosis in Children SAN ANTONIO, TX – Outside air pollutants are a known trigger of asthma, the most common chronic disease in children according to the World...
 
Asthma and Food Allergy Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention (Video and Resources)
10/21/13 11:59 AM
 
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Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) hosted a free educational webinar on October 17, 2013 featuring guest speaker David Stukus, Director of the Specialty Asthma Clinic, Nationwide Children's Hospital, and a member of KFA's Medical Advisory Team. Dr. Stukus...
 
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Asthma is a disease that disproportionately affects those in poverty, especially children. Link to original story The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) is very focused on raising awareness of how poverty and environmental triggers...
 
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ACAAI Annual Meeting November 2013 — Inhaler Dose Counters Reduce Visits to EDA study shows asthma inhalers that contain dose counters reduce trips to the hospital (for asthma) by 49%; with an even more dramatic affect on those with...
 
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Link to full video Dateline NBC investigates the disparity in asthma diagnosis and treatment for children in poverty. Their investigation revealed shocking reasons why these kids are more at risk: landlord neglect in building maintenance.
 
Congress Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Recognize Awareness Month
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May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month! To recognize the importance of spreading awareness, the co-chairs of the Congressional Allergy and Asthma Caucus have introduced a bipartisan resolution to officially recognize May as Awareness...
 
New Report Shows Most States Fall Behind on Asthma and Allergy School Policies
7/30/13 12:08 PM
 
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New Report Shows Most States Fall Behind on Asthma and Allergy School Policies Seven States and DC Pull Ahead on School Health “Honor Roll” as Momentum Grows for Medication-Stocking Laws WASHINGTON, DC – PRNewswire-USNewswire –...
 
Raise Awareness, Understanding and Support for People Living with Asthma and Allergic Diseases
4/17/14 11:39 AM
 
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May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month Many Americans are not aware of the seriousness of asthma, and if you are one of the 22+ million people living with this chronic disease, you’ve felt the frustration of some people just not...
 
Increased Consumption of Phytoestrogens Linked to Lower Incidence of Wheezing, Asthma and Allergy
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Increased Consumption of Phytoestrogens Linked to Lower Incidence of Wheezing, Asthma and Allergy SAN DIEGO, CA – Is there a relationship between diet and markers of asthma and allergies? Individuals who had higher urinary levels of certain...
 
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Did you know? Conditions that coexist with food allergy  - Asthma:  Asthma and food allergy often coexist in children and adults. Food allergy is associated with severe asthma.  Source: NIH Publication, Guidelines for the...
 
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Did you know?  The severity of allergic reactions to foods is due to many factors and is variable.  The severity of a reaction cannot be accurately predicted by the degree of severity of past reactions, nor by the level of blood levels for...
 
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From our friends at Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) - they are doing important work at the federal level to fight for funding for food allergy research! Please follow the instructions below to get involved to electronically send a...
 
Free Webinar: Back to School with Food Allergies and Asthma
6/23/14 11:38 AM
 
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About This Event RSVP:   Reserve your seat by registering WHEN:  Tuesday, July 1, 2014 TIME:  1:00 pm Eastern time WHERE:  Your computer, iOS or Android device Now is the time to prepare and plan for the next school year! Learn how...
 
How Allergy and Asthma Smart Are You?
5/10/14 4:32 PM
 
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Take and share our " How Allergy and Asthma Smart Are You? " quiz! It is a quick way to find out how much you know about food allergy, anaphylaxis, asthma and other allergic diseases. You'll be entered to win a $100 Amazon.com gift card and earn bonus...
 
Top 100 Most Challenging Places to Live with Asthma in 2014
5/6/14 1:07 PM
 
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CITIES THAT TAKE YOUR BREATH AWAY New list of 100 most challenging places to live with asthma highlights the burden nationwide, and it's not just about air quality WASHINGTON, May 6, 2014 /PR Newswire/ -- World Asthma Day comes in May when everyone...
 
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Join AAFA Vice President of Policy and Programs, Charlotte Collins, J.D., and KFA Medical Advisory Team Chair Michael Pistiner, MD, MMSc, to learn more about your state's requirements for issues affecting those with asthma, food allergy and...
 
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Did you know that asthma attacks account for nearly 2 million ER visits in the U.S. per year? That’s why AAFA has partnered with Teva Respiratory and award-winning singer and actress Kristin Chenoweth to launch a campaign called KnowYourCount....
 
New Report Shows Most States Fall Behind on Asthma and Allergy School Policies
8/24/13 7:50 AM
 
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Thank you for creating this report and keeping track of how each of the states are working towards supporting our children who have food allergies and asthma.  I have added a link to your report on the blogs I am writing on the GreenwichPatch and...
 
New Report Shows Most States Fall Behind on Asthma and Allergy School Policies
8/24/13 7:56 AM
 
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You are welcome! We are hosing a webinar to go over the contents of this report, what it means to moms like us.   More information is available here :
 
2013 Asthma Capital List Names Richmond, VA #1
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I'm honored to live in such a distinguished area.      I'm glad they gave a shout-out to KFA.
 
How Allergy and Asthma Smart Are You?
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That is for sure. I know because I have bad asthma! I didn't realize it was related to food allergies, though. Very interesting!
 
Free Webinar: Back to School with Food Allergies and Asthma
6/30/14 9:51 AM
 
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This webinar is tomorrow - be sure to sign up so you don't miss it!   RSVP:   Reserve your seat by registering WHEN:  Tuesday, July 1, 2014 TIME:  1:00 pm Eastern time WHERE:  Your computer, iOS or Android device Now is the...
 
2013 Food Allergy Webinar Series Highlights
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Each webinar video is approximately one-hour long.  I recommend picking out a few topics and watching some of these during the winter break.  There is a lot of great information in these videos for parents, grandparents, teachers, school...
 
Preparing for School with Food Allergies and Asthma (Video and Resources)
7/9/14 2:42 PM
 
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Kids With Food Allergies (KFA), a division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America hosted a free educational webinar on July 1, 2014 featuring guest speakers David Stukus, MD and Michael Pistiner, MD. The presentation below answers common...
 
Free Webinar: Pioneering Medical Perspectives on Childhood Asthma
10/6/14 6:28 PM
 
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Pioneering Medical Perspectives on Childhood Asthma Join the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America and the American Thoracic Society for a Webinar on October 8. 2014   Space is limited. Reserve your Webinar seat now at: ...
 
Enterovirus D-68: Take Precautions for Kids with Asthma
9/10/14 5:53 PM
 
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With kids back in school, the fall illness season has begun. An outbreak of the rare enterovirus (EV D-68) is hospitalizing kids across the country. Most people who are infected do not need to seek medical care and will experience cold-like symptoms,...
 
Enterovirus D-68: Take Precautions for Kids with Asthma
9/12/14 10:41 AM
 
If you are on twitter:   Join @AllergyKidsDoc and the gang from @nationwidekids for an #Enterovirus68 chat. TODAY 3pm. #NCHVirusChatpic.twitter.com/8PQNChhgAg
 
FREE Webinar: Are Your Schools Safe? State Policies on Food Allergy, Asthma and Allergies
9/10/13 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
 
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Asthma and Food Allergies: Free Webinar for Parents
10/17/13 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
 
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FREE WEBINAR:  Back to School with Food Allergies and Asthma
7/1/14 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
 
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Asthma and Food Allergies: Free Webinar for Parents
10/17/13 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
 
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Asthma and Food Allergies: Free Webinar for Parents
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Asthma and Food Allergies: Free Webinar for Parents
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Asthma and Food Allergies: Free Webinar for Parents
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FREE WEBINAR:  Back to School with Food Allergies and Asthma
7/1/14 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
 
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