Where to go for News and Support
Living with allergies and asthma can be challenging at times. That is why we recommend you look into the following organizations for more information, and to connect with others who are experiencing the same symptoms. All these groups are reputable and do a good job of keeping patient groups connected to the latest medical news and to each other.
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ALLERGY & ASTHMA NETWORK/MOTHERS OF ASTHMATICS (AANMA)
AANMA is dedicated to helping people affected by allergies and asthma through education, advocacy, community outreach and research. AANMA offers educational materials, award-winning publications,online “Ask a Nurse” and Hispanic outreach.
AMERICAN LATEX ALLERGY ASSOCIATION (ALLA)
The mission of ALLA is to create awareness of latex allergy through education and to provide support to individuals who have been diagnosed with latex allergy.
AMERICAN PARTNERSHIP FOR EOSINOPHILIC DISORDERS (APFED)
APFED is a non-profit organization dedicated to patients and their families coping with eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders. APFED strives to expand education, create awareness, and support research while promoting advocacy among its members.
ASTHMA & ALLERGY FOUNDATION OF AMERICA (AAFA)
AAFA, a not-for-profit organization founded in 1953, is the leading patient organization for people with asthma and allergies, and the oldest asthma and allergy patient group in the world.
FOOD ALLERGY & ANAPHYLAXIS NETWORK (FAAN)
FAAN’s mission to raise public awareness, to provide advocacy and education, and to advance research on behalf of all those affected by food allergies and anaphylaxis.
IMMUNE DEFICIENCY FOUNDATION (IDF)
IDF is a national non-profit patient foundation dedicated to improving the diagnosis, treatment, and quality of life of persons with primary immunodeficiency diseases through advocacy, education and research.
JEFFREY MODELL FOUNDATION (PRIMARY IMMUNODEFICIENCY RESOURCE CENTER)
JMF is dedicated to early and precise diagnosis, meaningful treatments, and ultimately cures of the ever increasing known primary immunodeficiency diseases.
NATIONAL ECZEMA ASSOCIATION
The National Eczema Association improves the health and quality of life for individuals with eczema through research, support and education.
These agencies provide an online repository of breaking public health news, as well as libraries of terms and conditions.