Breathe Better Together
Allergy & Asthma Network unites and advocates on behalf of 60 million Americans with asthma, allergies and related conditions.
What’s New at the Network
AAN In ‘USA Today’ Supplement
An Allergy & Asthma Network article by interim CEO Lynda Mitchell is featured in a special USA Today supplement via Mediaplanet’s Better Breathing campaign. “Is Your Asthma Under Control” offers tips and info on how to identify uncontrolled asthma, how to avoid triggers, what advanced asthma treatments are available, and when it’s time to see a specialist.
The Patient Voice In Asthma Care
Congratulations to our own De De Gardner, Chief Research Officer – she has been named to the National Asthma Education Prevention Program (NAEPP) Coordinating Committee! The committee is a forum that raises awareness and provides key input to National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) updates for asthma management and treatment guidelines.
Advocacy in Action at AADCH
More than 100 advocates joined us for Allergy & Asthma Day Capitol Hill on May 3 in Washington, DC! All together, they visited 90+ U.S. House and Senate offices, urging Congress to support legislation affecting people with asthma and allergies. We also had a record day in virtual advocacy: 1,500 advocates sent 3,500 emails to Congress as part of AADCH.
Allergy & Asthma In the News
RSV Vaccines Approved for Older Adults
The FDA has approved the first-ever respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) vaccine. It’s for adults 60 years of age and older.
New Epinephrine Nasal Spray for Anaphylaxis May be Coming Soon
The device will offer a new treatment option for people who prefer a needle-free way to treat anaphylaxis.
Allergy & Asthma Day Capitol Hill 2023: Advocating for Patient-Centered Care and Affordable Treatments
Patient-centered healthcare means putting patients first. It means giving them the tools they need...
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Advancing Nationwide Efforts to Engage, Educate & Empower
At Allergy & Asthma Network, we are here to serve and support you. We work with national and local partners to train healthcare professionals and host events and screenings that reach people directly in their communities. We raise awareness and educate millions each year with easy-to-understand, medically reviewed resources in English and Spanish. We advocate at the federal and state levels to improve access to care and affordable medications. We work to ensure the patient voice is included in research and drug development.
Your health and well-being are at the heart of our work. Our goal is to improve quality of life and achieve equitable and optimal health outcomes for adults and children living with these chronic conditions, especially those in underserved communities.
Check out our Events Calendar for Webinars, Trusted Messengers Events, and other Allergy & Asthma Network supported events.
Recent & Upcoming Webinars
Knowing the Difference: Asthma or COPD? (New Webinar)
Join us June 14th, 3:00 pm ET with Dr. Gailen Marshall. There can be many overlapping symptoms with asthma and COPD.
Long Covid: Lasting Lung Problems (New Webinar)
Join us as we learn about lasting lung problems on June 13th, 1:00 pm ET. Dr. Lekshmi Santhosh and Dr. Shari Brosnahan talk the latest science about long Covid and lung health.
How to Make a House or Apartment Allergy & Asthma Friendly (Recording)
Webinar recorded May 25, 2023. This webinar will help you learn how to make your home an environment that is free from allergy & asthma triggers.
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Pediatric Asthma: When Your Child Travels with Asthma
In our latest “Pediatric Asthma” podcast, join pediatric nurse practitioner Jodie Stabinski, RN, as she discusses tips and strategies to manage asthma on the go.
Pediatric Asthma: Practical Tips and Strategies for Pediatric Asthma
In our latest “Kids Breathe Better” podcast, join pediatric nurse practitioner Jodie Stabinski, RN, as she discusses practical tips and strategies to manage your child’s asthma.
The fifth episode of our podcast series examines the role of nurses in eczema care and how Shared Decision-Making can help patients.
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