Asthma

EPA Adminstrator McCarthy Makes A “Moral Obligation To The Next Generation”

BY ON October 9, 2013
As part of the push to inform the public about how the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will be moving forward on reducing carbon pollution, administrator Gina McCarthy recently took the stage at the National Press Club in Washington. In her opening remarks, Administrator McCarthy referenced...

TOPICS: Asthma, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, EPA, Heat and Extreme Weather, Michigan, Politics

Racism Linked To Asthma In Black Women

BY ON September 16, 2013
For my family of asthma sufferers, the implications of a new study connecting black women to higher incidents of asthma, adds to our already heightened (post-Trayvon Martin) consciousness of racism’s presence. For us, racial hatred, discrimination and disparate treatment, in their blatant and more subtle incarnations, are additional forms...

TOPICS: African-American Community, Allergies, Asthma