Asthma Resources

Allergy and Asthma Network: Mothers of Asthmatics

Allergy and asthma families embrace solutions that offer freedom from symptoms, eliminate needless hardships and reduce wasteful spending. Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics (AANMA) is the leading nonprofit family health organization dedicated to eliminating suffering and death due to asthma, allergies and related conditions. From diagnosis to control, AANMA’s website is your one-stop, family-to-family support network. Visit AANMA Website

American Lung Association

Asthma is a chronic, or life-long, disease that can be serious, even life threatening. There is no cure for asthma. The good news is that it can be managed so you can live a normal, healthy life. The more you can learn about asthma, the better you and your loved ones can manage living with this disease, making the most of every day, and maintaining the quality of life that is important to you. Link: Visit the ALA Website

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America

Asthma is a disease of the lungs in which the airways become blocked or narrowed causing breathing difficulty. There is still much research that needs to be done to fully understand how to prevent, treat and cure asthma. But, with proper management, people can live healthy and active lives. AAFA is the only asthma and allergy patient organization that offers educational programs and tools for patients, caregivers, and health professionals. Visit the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America Website

Asthma Resource Center

The asthma resource center provides an overview of asthma and allergies, facts, costs, morbidity, mortality and more. Visit the Asthma Resource Center Website

Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN)

FAAN was established in 1991 at a time when information about food allergies was difficult to find. Today, FAAN the most trusted source of information, programs, and resources related to food allergy and anaphylaxis. This comprehensive website serves to raise public awareness, provide advocacy and education, and advance research on behalf of all those affected by food allergies and anaphylaxis. Visit the FAAN Website

National Education Center in Maternal Child and Health

The MCH serves to educate and provided accurate and timely information to assists states, communities, professionals, and families about health conditions affecting the maternal and child health community. This website provides references to research findings, policy developments, recently released publications, new programs, and initiatives for solutions regarding pediatric asthma. Visit the MCH Website

National Jewish Health

National Jewish Health is known worldwide for treatment of patients with respiratory, cardiac, immune and related disorders, and for groundbreaking medical research. Founded in 1899 as a nonprofit hospital, National Jewish Health remains the only facility in the world dedicated exclusively to these disorders. For the past 15 consecutive years, U.S. News & World Report has ranked National Jewish Health the #1 respiratory hospital in the nation. Visit the NJH Website

National Respiratory Training Center

The NRTC trains allied health professionals throughout the United States, and the rest of the world, to improve the care of patients with respiratory and allergic disease.  As an independent, non-profit organization, their training programs promote use of practice guidelines, empowering allied health professionals to take an active role within their practice. Their website helps provide understanding of asthma as well as practical strategies for treating patients with asthma. Their mission is to improve the health of patients with respiratory and allergic disease. Visit the NRTC Website

WebMD

WebMD provides valuable health information, tools for managing your health, and support to those who seek information in a timely manner. The WebMD content staff blends award-winning expertise in medicine, journalism, health communication, and content creation to bring you the best health information possible in an easily accessible location. Visit the WebMD Website

North Carolina Asthma Program

The North Carolina Asthma Program strives to reduce the burden of asthma upon the citizens of our state by, developing and implementing a state asthma plan that effectively addresses asthma in all ages, ethnic groups, backgrounds, and in multiple settings. Additionally, it serves to provide technical assistance and resources to help support local asthma coalitions as well as leadership and administration for the statewide asthma coalition, the Asthma Alliance of North Carolina (AANC). Their website serves to increase public awareness of the importance of reducing the burden of asthma and the need for supportive policies and environments. Visit the NCAP Website