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AsthmaBelow are links to useful or interesting EPA and non-EPA Web sites. EPA cannot attest to the accuracy of information provided on the non-EPA sites listed below. Linking to non-EPA Web sites does not constitute an endorsement by EPA of the sponsors of the sites or the information presented on the sites.EPA LinksThe following is information from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency about asthma and children's health.El medio ambiente y su salud: Asmahttp://www.epa.gov/espanol/saludhispana/asma.htmAsthma In the News! (2008) http://yosemite.epa.gov/opa/admpress.nsf/d0cf6618525a9efb85257359003fb69d/a65541eab822dbc58525744700613758!OpenDocumentAsthma and Indoor Environments (2008) http://www.epa.gov/asthma/index.htmlAsthma Research Strategy (2002) http://cfpub.epa.gov/ncea/cfm/recordisplay.cfm?deid=54825EPA Funded Studies Link Dampness and Mold to Significant Respiratory Problems and to High Costs of Medical Treatment (2007) http://www.epa.gov/asthma/science.htmlManaging Asthma in the School Environment (2005) http://www.epa.gov/iaq/schools/managingasthma.htmlEPA and Department of Health and Human Services: Smoke-free, Asthma-Friendly Homes for Head Start Families (2007) http://www.epa.gov/iaq/headstart/Asthma and the Environment: A Strategy to Protect Children (PDF/147K) (2000) http://yosemite.epa.gov/ochp/ochpweb.nsf/content/pdf12.htm/$File/asthmastrategy.pdfOther Federal and State LinksHealth Care Providers (2008) from AIRNowhttp://www.airnow.gov/index.cfm?action=health_providers.indexCalifornia Children’s Environmental Health Programfrom California Environmental Protection Agencyhttp://www.calepa.ca.gov/childhealth/Asthma's Impact on Children and Adolescentsfrom Centers for Disease Control and Preventionhttp://www.cdc.gov/asthma/children.htmAsthma and Its Triggers (PDF) (2 pp, 416K) (2006) from National Institute of Environmental Health Scienceshttp://www.niehs.nih.gov/health/topics/conditions/asthma/docs/FactsheetAsthmaandItsEnvironmentalTriggers.pdfThe Environment and Asthma in U.S. Inner Cities (1999) from National Institute of Environmental Health Scienceshttp://www.ehponline.org/docs/1999/suppl-3/439-450eggleston/abstract.htmlManaging Asthma -- A Guide for Schools (2003) from National Heart, Lung and Blood Institutehttp://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/prof/lung/asthma/asth_sch.htmPulmonary Effects of Indoor- and Outdoor-Generated Particles in Children with Asthma (2005) from National Institute of Environmental Health Scienceshttp://www.ehponline.org/members/2005/7511/7511.htmlDust Weight and Asthma Prevalence in the National Survey of Lead and Allergens in Housing (NSLAH) (PDF/531K) (2006) from Environmental Health Perspectiveshttp://www.ehponline.org/members/2006/9412/9412.pdfNew Study on Childhood Asthma Shows Home-Based Interventions Are Cost-Effective (2005) from National Institutes of Healthhttp://www3.niaid.nih.gov/news/newsreleases/2005/innercityasthma.htmParticulates Boost Risk of Asthma in Children (2008) from Arizona Department of Environmental Qualityhttp://www.azdeq.gov/function/news/2008/dec.html#1230Other Organization LinksAllergy and Asthma Tips (2007) from American Academy of Pediatricshttp://www.aap.org/advocacy/releases/septallergy.cfmAsthma Overview from Asthma and Allergy Foundation of Americahttp://www.aafa.org/display.cfm?id=8Clearing the Air: Asthma and Indoor Air Resources from Institute of Medicinehttp://www.nap.edu/books/0309064961/htmlAsthma and Schools from American Academy of Pediatricshttp://www.healthychildren.org/English/health-issues/conditions/allergies-asthma/pages/Asthma-Management-at-School.aspxOrigins of Asthma (PDF/114K) (2003) from American Academy of Pediatricshttp://www.healthychildren.org/English/health-issues/conditions/allergies-asthma/pages/What-is-Asthma.aspxSecondhand Smoke (2008) from American Lung Associationhttp://www.lungusa.org/stop-smoking/about-smoking/health-effects/secondhand-smoke.htmlManage Students’ Exposure on High Outdoor Air Pollution Days (2004) from American Lung Associationhttp://www.lungusa.org/lung-disease/asthma/in-schools/asthma-friendly-schools/about-afsi/manage-student-exposure.pdfCreating Better Spaces for Asthmatics from Healthy Child Healthy Worldhttp://healthychild.org/live-healthy/checklist/create_better_breathing_space_for_asthmatics/New Asthma Study Links VOCs and Allergens to an Increase in Childhood Asthma (PDF) (6 pp, 186K) from Air Quality Scienceshttp://www.aerias.org/uploads/Linking%20IAQ%20and%20Asthma%20in%20Schools.pdfChildren's Respiratory Health and Mold Levels in New Orleans After Katrina: A Preliminary Look (Article Abstract) (2008) from American Academy of Pediatricshttp://pediatrics.aappublications.org/cgi/content/abstract/122/Supplement_4/S181Environmental Management of Pediatric Asthma: Guidelines for Health Care Providers (2001) from The National Environmental Education & Training Foundationhttp://www.neefusa.org/health/asthma/asthmaguidelines.htmSpectrum of Noninfectious Health Effects From Molds (2006) from American Academy of Pediatricshttp://aappolicy.aappublications.org/cgi/content/full/pediatrics;118/6/e1909Tips to Remember: Prevention of Allergies and Asthma in Children (2006) from American Academy of Allergy Asthma Immunologyhttp://www.aaaai.org/patients/publicedmat/tips/preventioninchildren.stmBreathing Easy: Solutions in Pediatric Asthma (2000) from National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Healthhttp://www.mchlibrary.info/documents/asthma.htmlPreventing Child Exposures to Environmental Hazards: Research and Policy Issues from Children's Environmental Health Networkhttp://www.cehn.org/cehn/research/symposium1997.html#keyisCHE Toxicants and Disease Database from The Collaborative on Health and the Environmenthttp://database.healthandenvironment.orgTop
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