Asthma Resources and Information

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General resources and information

Allergy and Asthma Network - Mothers of Asthmatics, Inc.
Wide-ranging information on a variety of topics of concern to people who have asthma, or parents of children with asthma.

American Lung Association
Provides comprehensive information about lung disease and respiratory conditions including research findings, management tips and advocacy connections.

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
Education, advocacy, support and research.

Asthma A to Z
Latest news and current research from MEDLINE Plus.

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
Includes data on asthma, effective interventions, definition of policy issues, and resources for consumers and health professionals.

Environmental Protection Agency
Learn about the environmental contributions to asthma and what can be done to reduce exposure to asthma triggers at home, school and work, and to outdoor air pollutants.

InteliHealth Asthma Resources
Resources drawn from Harvard Medical School's Consumer Health Information.

Kids Health
Information about asthma for parents, kids and teens.
Offers publications about asthma for children and adults.

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Reducing Asthma Triggers

At Home

Take the At Home Quiz
Take the quiz to learn if your home has healthy air. (Click on "Enter" then "Air" in the side bar.)

EPA Resources
information on how you can clear your home of asthma triggers and improve indoor air quality visit the EPA web site below.

Asthma Reginal Council - Health Homes
Includes information about how to build a house to make it asthma friendly

Building Science
Design and construction information for healthier buildings

At School or Child Care

Asthma and Physical Activity in the School
Thisbooklet is for teachers, coaches, and families who want to help students with asthma take part in sports and physical activities

Healthy Air At School - Lung Association
Learn about the connections between asthma, indoor air quality and schools

Envision Program
Learn about what Vermont is doing to improve indoor air quality in schools

At Play

Asthma and Exercise: Tips to Remember
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

Asthma and Physical Activity in the School
This booklet is for teachers, coaches, and families who want to help students with asthma take part in sports and physical activities

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Contact us

Contact us with any questions or for more information about asthma.

Vermont Asthma Program
Vermont Department of Health
108 Cherry Street, PO Box 70
Burlington, VT 05402
Tel: 1-800-439-8550
Email: Vermont Asthma Program

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