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If My Child Has Asthma, Can We Keep Our Pet?

If My Child Has Asthma, Can We Keep Our Pet?

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OrganizationNational Institutes of Health's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
http://www.niaid.nih.gov
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) conducts and supports basic and applied research to better understand, treat, and ultimately prevent infectious, immunologic, and allergic diseases.

OrganizationAllergy and Asthma Network/Mothers of Asthmatics (AAN-MA)
http://www.aanma.org
Through education, advocacy, community outreach, and research, AAN-MA hopes to eliminate suffering and fatalities due to asthma and allergies. AAN-MA offers news, drug recall information, tips, and more for treating allergies and asthma. Call: (800) 878-4403

OrganizationAmerican Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology
http://www.aaaai.org/
The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology offers up-to-date information and a find-an-allergist search tool.

OrganizationAmerican Lung Association
http://www.lungusa.org
The mission of this group is to prevent lung disease and promote lung health. Contact the group at: American Lung Association 61 Broadway, 6th Floor NY, NY 10006 (212) 315-8700

Web SiteThe American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA)
http://www.aspca.org/site/PageServer
The ASPCA provides education about the humane treatment of animals (including finding and caring for a pet) and pet adoption opportunities nationwide.

OrganizationAmerican College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology
http://www.acaai.org
The ACAAI is an organization of allergists-immunologists and health professionals dedicated to quality patient care. Contact them at: American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology 85 W. Algonquin Road Suite 550 Arlington Heights, IL 60005 (800) 842-7777

OrganizationThe Humane Society of the United States (HSUS)
http://www.hsus.org
The HSUS educates the public about the humane treatment of all animals, and how to find and care for different kinds of pets.



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