National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month


Since 1984, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) has declared May to be "National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month." It is a peak season for people with asthma and allergies and a perfect time to educate patients, family, friends, co-workers, and other people about allergic diseases.

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More than 100 million people in the United States have asthma and/or allergies. Some people may have more than one of these conditions.

Nearly 26 million people in the U.S. have asthma (20.7 million adults and 4.8 million children).1,2

About 20 million people in t...

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