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There are plenty of places on the Web that offer helpful asthma information. The Asthma Society of Canada does not necessarily endorse any of the following sites.

If you have questions about asthma, please e-mail us at, or contact our Asthma InfoLine at 1-800-787-3880 or speak to a member of your healthcare team.

Canadian Asthma & Allergy Sites
American Asthma & Allergy Sites
International Asthma Sites
General Health Information Sites
Environmental Sites

Canadian Asthma & Allergy Sites

Allergy, Genes, and Environment Network (AllerGen)
A new national Network of Centres of Excellence that aims to improve the health, well-being and productivity of Canadians who suffer from allergies. This will be done through innovative multidisciplinary research on the development, persistence, prevention and treatment of allergic disease.

Children's Asthma Education Centre (CAEC)
Children's Hospital, Winnipeg

Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario / Hôpital pour enfants de l'est de l'Ontario

Canadian Network for Respiratory Care (CNRC) / le Réseau canadien pour les soins respiratoires (RCSR)

Canadian Respiratory Journal

Réseau Québécois de l'Asthme et de la M.P.O.C.

American Asthma & Allergy Sites
Asthma, eczema, allergy, hay fever, food allergy and food intolerance

Allergy Prevention Center
A compilation of news, articles and research results for people suffering from allergies.

Allergy and Clinical Immunology Division, Johns Hopkins Medicine

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

Breath of Life
An exhibition examining the history of asthma, personal experiences, and treatments.

Food Allergy Network
Animations, research and questions.

Mayo Clinic: Asthma Center
Provides comprehensive information on the condition, treatments, and management.

Medscape: Asthma Resource Center
Includes news, conference summaries, practice guidelines, abstracts, links to government and professional web sites, and consumer information.

Mothers of Asthmatics

University of Chicago: Asthma Center
Offers general information about causes, effects and management. Includes specific information for children, and for health professionals.

International Asthma Sites
European Federation of Asthma and Allergy Associations

Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA)

National Asthma Campaign
A U.K. website including general information, a personal plan, and message board. Also includes sections for Health Professionals and Researchers.

General Health Information Sites
Canadian Health Network / Réseau canadien de la santé

Canadian Medical Association (CMA) / L'Association médicale canadienne (AMC)

Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) / Société canadienne d'hypothèques et de logement (SCHL)
Information on indoor air quality

Canadian Public Health Association

Canadian Respiratory Journal
Articles about respiratory conditions including asthma

Health Canada/Santé Canada

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

National Jewish Medical and Research Centre


MedicAlert Canada

Environmental Sites
Environment Canada / Environnement Canada
Information on all types of pollution including air pollution

Pollution Probe

The Weather Network
English: Pollen, air quality and flu reports

Météo Média
French: Pollen, air quality and flu reports

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