This established professional society's Web site is divided into four sections: patients, professionals, Academy members and the media. The patients' section includes tips and brochures, a newsletter, a magazine and the latest allergy and asthma headlines. There are also special monthly features and sections just for kids and seniors.
The American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology provides this Web site as an information and news service for patients, parents of patients, the news media, and purchasers of group health care programs. There is information about how to control indoor allergens, a self-assessment quiz to learn if you are at risk for developing asthma, and an Allergist Locator. The Patient information section contains advice, frequently asked questions, fact sheets, life quality quizzes and National Asthma Screening site dates and locations.
MEDLINEplus includes links to asthma sites which have been reviewed by medical librarians. Information is organized into categories including general overviews, clinical trials, diagnosis, symptoms, management, treatment, prevention, genetics, dictionaries, directories, laws, organizations, statistics, seniors and women.
Asthma is a primary target of this voluntary organization that fights lung disease. This site provides general information about asthma as well as specific material directed toward teens, older people and minorities. There is information about controlling asthma in the home and school. Facts, statistics and research information is offered. It also has the latest legislative news and tells you how you can become involved in advocacy.
This federal site lists resources from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, and the following National Institutes: Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Environmental Health Sciences, Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, and Nursing Research.
This government site on indoor air quality by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) offers education and prevention information, answers to frequent questions, public service announcements, special events, other information resources and links, student and teacher information, and a hotline.