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Outcomes from Michigan's MATCH Program
Article on Allergy Testing for Asthma.
Article on Asthma and Obesity.
Article on Bronchial Thermoplasty.
Article on PACE Plus Study, and information on Michigan Asthma Camps this summer.
Article on Asthma Action Plans.
Article on Asthma Guideline Implementation Steps & Tools (GIST).
Article on evaluation of FLARE ED
discharge instructions and an opportunity for CDC CEUs
for health professionals to learn more about disabilities.
Article about the Children's Healthcare Access Program (CHAP
) and information on Michigan asthma camps.
Article about the AE-C exam and tips on exercising in cold weather.
Article on Care for the Hospitalized Asthma Patient and Michigan Asthma Hospitalization Statistics. Also a summary of our second AIM Partnership Forum.
Article on asthma and ozone and information about the new U.S. Federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA
) safety requirements for use of Long Acting Beta-Agonists (LABA
Article on H1N1 and asthma and a summary of the first AIM Partnership Forum.
Article on the asthma and the school environmentand our guest asthma educator answers a question about peak flow meters vs spirometry.
Article on probiotic supplements and our guest asthma educator answers a question about asthma and emotions.
Article on the Personal Action Towards Health (PATH) program and our guest asthma educator answers a question about an alternative treatment for asthma.
Articles on the Asthma Predictive Index, Changes to Inhalers, and our guest asthma educator answers a question about
when to use a quick relief inhaler.
Article on Nebulizers vs. MDIs and our guest asthma educator answers questions on dairy products and asthma.
Article on exercise and asthma, information about asthma and thunderstorms - are they related? And our guest asthma educator answers questions on HFA inhalers.
Article on Vocal Cord Dysfunction, tips on how to use less irritating cleaners, and our guest asthma educator answers questions on asthma medications and side effects.
Article on the difference between COPD and asthma, tips on how to stop smoking, and a reader asks, "What exactly is an asthma educator?"
Article on the importance of a Flu Shot, tips on how to prevent work related asthma and what to do if you do have work related asthma, and a reader "asks an asthma educator" about the new asthma guidelines.
Article on asthma screenings, tips on how to get a better night's sleep with asthma, and the first "Ask an Asthma Educator" feature.
Article on the Myth of Outgrowing Asthma, tips on how to garden with asthma, and a focus on World Asthma Day.
Article on the new HFA Asthma Drugs, Asthma New Years Resolutions, and an overview of the Detroit Alliance for Asthma Awareness.
Article on asthma clinical trials, tips on how to avoid and prevent spreading the flu, and an overview of the Michigan Healthy School Action Tool.
Article on Spirometry Testing, tips on how to use a peak flow meter, and a recap of the AIM Homecoming and presentation of the newly revised strategic plan for asthma.
Article on Clean School Bus USA, tips to be environment and asthma friendly, and an introduction to the F.L.A.R.E. plan
Article and statistics on asthma mortality, tips for parents on whether to send their child to school
Article on airway remodeling, fall asthma tips.
Article and statistics on the ED relapse study, alternative asthma treatments
Article and statistics on work related asthma, summer camp tips
Article and statistics on nutrition and asthma, tips on MDI use.
Article and statistics on the genetics of asthma, nebulizer treatment tips
Article on obesity and asthma, pollen & mold tips, obesity statistics
Article on smoking and asthma, vacation tips, smoking and asthma statistics.
Article on indoor air pollution, tips on cold medication, winter and flu shot statistics.
Article on work-related asthma, fall and holiday tree asthma tips, work-related asthma statistics.
Article on ozone and asthma, back to school tips, summer asthma statistics.
Article on spring allergies and asthma, tips on inhaler use, spring asthma statistics.
Article on winter and asthma, tips on inhaler use, winter asthma statistics.