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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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
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.
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.
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.
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
Environment Canada / Environnement Canada
Information on all types of pollution including air pollution
The Weather Network
English: Pollen, air quality and flu reports
French: Pollen, air quality and flu reports