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Limited planned burning in Victoria

This is the first 7 day planned burning outlook for Spring 2015. This outlook is distributed indicating where planned burns are likely to occur over the coming week. It provides state level summary in...

Mothers' diet during pregnancy linked to childhood asthma

Children
Ten-year-old children whose mothers' diets lacked vitamin D and E during pregnancy appear more likely to develop asthma, according to new research carried out at the University of Aberdeen. The stud...

Bad Asthma and Allergy Season Ahead says Asthma Council

General Information
Forecast high pollen levels in the air this spring in some states could leave up to seven million Australians who suffer from allergy struggling with sneezing, watery eyes, a running nose and an itchy...

Melbourne Families Needed

Melbourne Families Needed
“Quit Victoria is looking for Melbourne-based families of young children with asthma, who would like to see smokefree outdoor dining introduced across the state and are willing to talk to the me...

National Asthma Strategy

National Asthma Strategy

Help shape the National Asthma Strategy 2016 - 2020

We are proud to be leading development of the new National Asthma Strategy and your input and thoughts are invited.

The Stress Factor in Asthma

General Information
The Stress Factor in Asthma About 25 million Americans -- one in 12 -- have asthma. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, that number is growing every year. Rapidly expanding n...

Despite Low Emissions, Sulfur Dioxide Continue to increase Asthma Complications

General Information
Emissions of the air pollutant sulfur dioxide have been dramatically decreased during the past 30 years but for some people even a little inhaled sulfur dioxide may still be too much. "Asthmatics are...

Statement of national merger talks from the Board and CEO

Statement of national merger talks from the Board and CEO

"all Foundations have agreed to examine the option of creating one national organisation."

How you can help control asthma

How you can help control asthma
One in 10 Aussies have asthma and while it cannot be cured, asthma can be controlled. Learn more about how to do this.

Passive smoking in childhood increases COPD risk

Passive smoking in childhood increases COPD risk
Passive smoking in childhood or during teenage years may increase risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a progressive ailment that makes it hard to breathe, says a study. The results ...
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