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Category: Allergies

Asthma and Indoor Air Quality (IAQ): Managing the Triggers in the School or Workplace

As stated in the American Lung Association’s online article Breathe Well, Live Well, “A chronic disease, asthma has an economic impact particularly as it relates to the adult work force. Asthma accounted for an estimated 14.2 million lost work days in 2008, and $5 billion in lost productivity.” The ALA also shares on their website that “Students with asthma miss nearly 13 million school days every year due to illness.” Read the rest of this entry »

Asthma and Indoor Air Quality (IAQ): Managing the Triggers at Home

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency “Asthma is a serious, sometimes life-threatening respiratory disease that affects the quality of life for millions of Americans. Although there is no cure for asthma yet, asthma can be controlled through medical treatment and management of environmental triggers.” Read the rest of this entry »