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Asthma is a prevalent and serious problem for people in the Sacramento Valley. A chronic inflammatory lung disease, asthma is often triggered by high levels of pollen and pollution. Breathless! Asthma in the Valley investigates the causes of this growing problem and meets area residents struggling with the disease. It also spotlights new research, including efforts by local institutions leading to new treatments.

 

Resources

Sacramento Air Quality Management District
Get air quality alerts automatically sent to your email or phone. Website: www.sparetheair.com

Information on Excercise-Induced Asthma
E-Medicine Health
Mayoclinic.com

California Fair Play Asthma Camp



Breathless! - Asthma in the Valley

 

The ViewFinder series is sponsored by SAFE Credit Union.
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As part of KVIE's Focus on Health, this episode was sponsored by UC Davis Health System.
UC Davis Health System

Funded in part by a grant from theĀ Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society Alliance.

 


 
 
 

 

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