Limited planned burning in Victoria

Issued Thursday 8 October 2015 Planned burning remains one of the most important ways we can reduce bushfire risk to communities in Victoria. The recent escape of a planned burn at Cobaw north of Me...

Regular Exercise Relieves Asthma Symptoms

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Millions of people suffer from asthma. Many report having poor control of their symptoms. Fortunately, new research shows there is a simple antidote: 30 minutes of exercise a day, year-round. In a st...

Currently Hiring! Education Programs Co-ordinator

Are you an innovative, dynamic and committed Program Co-ordinator with a passion for helping people? The Asthma Foundation of Victoria is the peak consumer organisation in Victoria working to support...

Early exposure to 'good' gut bacteria may reduce asthma risk in infants

Babies who have acquired four key bacteria in their gut by the age of three months may be protected against asthma, a new study suggests. The finding by Canadian researchers, published today in Scie...

Be Aware of Triggers

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Prevention the Best Approach THERE is a close link between asthma and allergy, according to Asthma Australia. About 40 per cent of Australians have some form of allergy, and more than 80 per cent of...

Secondhand smoke exposure doubles risk of hospitalization for kids with asthma

The risk for hospitalization doubles for kids with asthma who are exposed to secondhand smoke, according to a study led by Mayo Clinic Children's Research Center. "The results of this review serve as ...

Warm weekend but still mostly too wet to burn

Issued 24 September 2015 Cool and wet conditions throughout much of this week mean that much of the eastern half of the state is still unsuitable for burning and will remain this way for at least ...

Millions of People Living with Asthma Are in Danger for This Reason

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Do You use your asthma device correctly?

Sneezin’ season is a health risk for some

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SPRING means the weather is warming up, the birds are singing and flowers are in bloom. THERE IS A CLOSE LINK BETWEEN ASTHMA AND ALLERGY, AND AROUND 40 PER CENT OF AUSTRALIANS HAVE SOME FORM OF ALL...

Hudsons Coffee cookie for a cause

Hudsons Coffee cookie for a cause
Hudsons Coffee in kinship with its national partner Asthma Australia, introduced a new Apple & Sultana Cookie, Eight cents from each cookie sold will be donated to Asthma Australia.
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