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The Stress Factor in Asthma

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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

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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 ...

New research reveals why some kids can have severe allergic reaction hours later

New research reveals why some kids can have severe allergic reaction hours later
Parents of kids with severe allergies know how scary a severe allergic reaction (anaphylaxis) is. New research offers clues as to why some kids can have a second, related reaction hours later - and ...

Asthma and Mental Health - Q&A Session

Asthma and Mental Health -  Q&A Session
Wednesday 8 July - 5:30-6:30pm (AEST) on Asthma Australia's Facebook page: Young People with Asthma – Australia Join expert panel, Dr Michael Carr-Gregg (Young and Well CRC), Dr Steven Leices...

Find out how sport can help with your asthma if you learn how to listen to your body

Find out  how sport can help with your asthma if you learn how to listen to your body
It's Wimbledon season again and many will be wondering whether champions Petra Kvitova and Novak Djokovic will repeat their 2014 winning performances; it's worth remembering that both are asthmatic. ...

You Care We Care Campaign – Get involved!

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The "You Care We Care" Campaign is asking parents/carers to share their stories. During National Asthma Week 2015 your stories will be published as an digital story book and will be presented to the...

Why are food allergies on the rise?

Why are food allergies on the rise?
ALLERGIES have been on the increase for years and now six per cent of children and three per cent of adults suffer from food allergies. There's no one reason for the increase, says Stephan Meller, an...
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