A new report summarizes the AHIP National Asthma Leadership Roundtable, convened in collaboration with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The report outlines the findings of a national assessment of health plan asthma care activities and describes health plan models that are pioneering the next generation of comprehensive asthma care.
How climate change affects asthma and what you can do about it.
"On average, 60 percent of what's going to determine whether or not you have asthma is going to be due to genetic factors..."
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Substances in house dust help reprogram immune cells, study finds
In conjunction with CDC and a host of other nonprofits, the American Lung Association has done comprehensive research into the 23 states where CDC has data to determine what is covered under Medicaid in each state.
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Joy Hsu, MD, MS
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National Center for Environmental Health
CDC Atlanta GA 30341
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Join the US EPA in the national effort to raise asthma awareness during Asthma Awareness Month. Host activities to educate people in your community about comprehensive asthma management. Download EPA’s Asthma Awareness Month Event Planning Kit featuring new ideas for outreach and awareness activities, tips for working with the media, success stories, and much more.
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U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of New York has announced more than $1.6 billion in funding for school districts nationwide to help students manage their asthma.
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Childhood asthma rates appear to have stopped rising among many U.S. groups, but not among the poorest kids or children aged 10 and older, a study by Lara J. Akinbami, Alan E. Simon, and Lauren M. Rossen suggests.
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