Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2014

    Modesto Tapas Creates Special Allergy-Sensitive Menu for Spring

    It's hard to be a diner with a severe allergy. Half the time people think you're just finicky -- or worse, faking it -- and you could potentially end up in the hospital if you get something you weren't supposed to. In solidarity, Modesto Tapas (5257 Shaw Avenue; 314-772-8272) has partnered with the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2012

    St. Louis Ranked High on List of Worst Cities for Spring Allergies

    ​Springtime in St. Louis -- the season your car turns a pale green regardless of its paint color. Yep, there's a lot of pollen in the air. Worse, it's in your nose and eyes, producing bucketloads of snot and phlegm and making you weep harder than a guest on Dr. Phil.  But here's the good news ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2011

    St. Louis Named a Top 10 Autumn Allergy Capital

    Eat this, Portland!​Finally! An explanation for the sneezing attacks, sinus congestion and itchy eyes you've been experiencing the past couple weeks. They're all perfectly normal symptoms for people living in the 9th worst city in America for fall allergies! Yep, it's official. The Asthma and Alle ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2011

    Missouri Senator Rob Schaaf on Meth Lab Law: "I Will Stand Up There and Talk Until This Bill Dies"

    State Senator Rob Schaaf​Meth problem or no meth problem, Missouri State Senator Rob Schaaf thinks you deserve the right to take your Sudafed -- without seeing a doctor first.Daily RFT checked in yesterday with Schaaf, a part-time family physician/ state senator representing northwest Missouri. We ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2011

    Wildwood Latest Missouri City to Require Prescription for Pseudoephedrine

    Thirty-one Missouri cities now ban the over-the-counter sales of these drugs. When will all of Missouri follow?​The west St. Louis County 'burb of Wildwood last night became the 31st Missouri city to ban over-the-counter sales of psuedoephedrine. The drug -- found in such cold medicine as Sudafed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2009

    Breathe Uneasy: St. Louis Ranked Worst City for Asthma

    The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America recently came out with its annual ranking of worst cities for asthma. Leading the list is St. Louis. The study, funded by drug company AstraZeneca, took into consideration factors such as a city's air quality, pollen score, poverty rate, and smoking laws. ... More >>