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Asthma Resources

Online information, news, and community features

Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics

2751 Prosperity Avenue Suite 150
Fairfax, VA 22031
Toll-free: (800) 878-4403
Fax: (703) 573-7794
http://www.aanma.org

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI)

555 East Wells Street Suite 1100
Milwaukee, WI 53202-3823
Toll-free: (800) 822-ASMA (822-2762)
Phone: (414) 272-6071
http://www.aaaai.org

American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP)

3300 Dundee Road
Northbrook, Illinois 60062-2348
Toll-free: (800) 343-2227
Phone: (847) 498-1400
http://www.chestnet.org/patients/guides/index.php

American Lung Association

61 Broadway 6th Floor
New York, NY 10006
Toll-free: (800)-LUNG-USA or (800) 548-8252
Phone: (212) 889-3370
http://www.lungusa.org

Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA)

1233 20th Street, NW Suite 402
Washington, DC 20036
Toll-free: (800) 7-ASTHMA (727-8462)
Phone: (202) 466-7643
Fax: (202) 466-8940
http://www.aafa.org

Asthma Control

Sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline
http://www.asthmacontrol.com

National Jewish Medical and Research Center Lung Line

1400 Jackson Street
Denver, CO 80206
Toll-free: (800) 222-LUNG (222-5864)
http://www.nationaljewish.org

No Attacks, Sponsored by the EPA and the Ad Council

http://www.noattacks.org

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Radiation and Indoor Air
Indoor Environments DIvision
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Mail Code 6609J
Washington, DC 20460
(202) 343-9370
Fax: (202) 343-2394 or (202) 343-2392
http://www.epa.gov/asthma/index.html

Information on Local Chapters and Support Groups

American Lung Association of Texas

P.O. Box 26460
Austin, TX 78755-0460
5926 Balcones Drive, Suite 100
Austin, TX 78731-4263
Phone: (512) 467-6753
1-800-252-5864
http://www.texaslung.org/

Alamo and Southern Region

8207 Callaghan Road, Suite 140
San Antonio, Texas 78230
(210) 308-8978

Brooke Army Medical Center (BAMC)

Asthma Nurse Educator and PEAK Program Coordinator

Pulmonary Disease Medicine Clinic
(210) 916-0945 PEAK Program

Asthma Education Classes

Department of Medicine Conference Room
Third Floor (Room #344-3)

Wilford Hall Medical Center

Pediatric Asthma Coordinator/Educator

(210) 292-4042

Web Sites for Kids

AsthmaBusters.com

http://www.asthma-busters.org/
Children are invited to join an exclusive club and become official asthma busters. This fun and free club, for children ages 7 to 14 who have asthma, rewards children with special prizes for completing club activities that help them gain better asthma control.

The Consortium on Children's Asthma Camps

http://www.asthmacamps.org/asthmacamps/
The Consortium helps assure the quality of education and medical care provided by existing asthma camps and works on developing new ones. It also establishes initiatives that target high-risk children, giving kids the chance to enjoy these camps.

Just For Kids

http://www.aaaai.org/patients/just4kids/default.stm
The AAAAI Just for Kids section makes learning about managing asthma and allergies fun. Children are asked to help Dr. Al and the Sneeze and Wheeze Busters win the fight against Darth Mite and other crazy characters by taking care of their allergies or asthma.

Games for kids

http://www.lung.ca/children/index_kids.html