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  • About the Program
    CDC’s National Asthma Control Program supports the goals and objectives of Healthy People 2010 for asthma: to reduce the number of deaths, hospitalizations, emergency department visits, school or work days missed, and limitations on activity due to asthma ...more
  • Data and Surveillance
    Asthma surveillance data includes collection of state-level adult asthma prevalence rates; data on days of restricted activity, days in bed, days of work or school lost, physician visits, and hospitalizations due to asthma; and collection of in-depth state and local asthma data through development and testing of a National Asthma Survey ...more
  • General Information
    Asthma is a disease that affects your lungs. It causes repeated episodes of wheezing, breathlessness, chest tightness, and nighttime or early morning coughing. Asthma can be controlled by taking medicine and avoiding the triggers that can cause an attack. You must also remove the triggers in your environment that can make your asthma worse ...more
  • Interventions
    Information on potentially effective interventions for asthma control, including methodology for identification of the interventions, results, lessons learned, information on the interventions themselves, a bibliography, and sample case studies of interventions ...more
  • Legislation and Policy
    Many federal and state government agencies as well as non-profit organizations, commissions, and networks carry out asthma-related activities and are involved in policy issues such as pending legislation and children’s rights at school ...more
  • Resources
    A listing of useful documents and FAQs about asthma and indoor/outdoor air pollution from federal and state agency resources ...more

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