Read about the high incidence of asthma in those living near highways and studies suggesting asthma causes include traffic pollution.
Search results for: asthma
Learn how asthma costs families and communities money, time and resources. Clean air means less asthma, and a better economy.
Read about the increase in asthma symptoms during cold months and how families struggle to pay for medications and doctor’s visits.
The rates for African American asthma are high because of air pollution. Find out what you can do to fix it!
Learn about materials we use to construct our indoor environments that contain chemicals that trigger asthma attacks.
Find out how much one mom, who has good insurance, spends per year on her daughter’s asthma care and how much we spend as a nation.
Learn how traffic pollution causes asthma, adding to longstanding health concerns about living, working, and playing near traffic-related air pollution.
Read about one mom’s experience with asthma type symptoms during a respiratory illness and her realization about the costs of living with true asthma.
Hear from one Latino mom about her experience with asthma in her family and her fear of losing her daughter to an asthma attack.
Learn about the many costs of pollutants, including the economic burden of asthma, lead poisoning and other health affects of air pollution.
“Breastfeeding has an important role in reducing the risk of developing asthma in early childhood,” concluded two studies. Researchers from both studies found that breastfeeding lowers the likelihood that children aged 7 or younger will contract asthma.
Are you African-American? Do you suffer from asthma? Then join Moms Clean Air Force in fighting asthma-causing air pollution.