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Washington DC 20036
Phone: (202) 466-7643; 800-7-ASTHMA; (800) 727-8462

FEATURED RESOURCE: Children's Asthma and Allergy Activity Book

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) is the premier patient organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with asthma and allergies through education, advocacy and research. Founded in 1953, AAFA has a full-time professional staff and a national network of 12 chapters and more than 60 educational support groups to provide community-based programs and raise funds for asthma care and research.

Additional Resources

Allergy and Asthma Network/Mothers of Asthmatics, Inc
Dedicated to eliminating morbidity and mortality due to asthma and allergies through education, advocacy, community outreach, and research.

Asthma and Allergy Resources - American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
Run by The American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology (ACAAI), an asthma and allergy resource to identify triggers, find possible treatments, and locate a certified allergist.

Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis
A nonprofit organization to further education, patient support and research efforts for pulmonary fibrosis, specifically idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.

COPD Foundation
The mission of the COPD Foundation is to develop and support programs which improve the quality of life through research, education, early diagnosis, and enhanced therapy for persons whose lives are impacted by Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.

National Heart, Blood and Lung Institute Information Center
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) provides leadership for a national program in diseases of the heart, blood vessels, lung, and blood; blood resources; and sleep disorders.