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The Indiana Joint Asthma Coalition resource page is filled with helpful information and links to important documents, plans, programs and data.

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Do Emotions Impact My Asthma?

Strong emotions are part of life. We laugh, we get angry, we fear, we get excited. How we manage these emotions, on the other hand, is up to us. Strong
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Do You Have Your Asthma Action Plan?

As recommended by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, every person with asthma should have an “Asthma Action Plan.” This plan not only provides information on your asthma but
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Lowering Asthma Medication Costs

Do you find it difficult to cover the cost of your medications? Medications can be very expensive, and you may have to explore options for lowering your cost. Different Medications
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What Summer means for those with Asthma

July brings heat and humidity. For many, this can mean an overly hot day of gardening or an extra sunny barbeque. For those with asthma, a hot and humid July
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Get a good night’s sleep – despite severe asthma!

Did you know? Scientists have found a link between breathing-related sleep disturbances and cardiovascular problems, such as high blood pressure an insulin sensitivity. If you have asthma, getting plenty of
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Creating an Asthma Action Plan

If you have asthma, you should have an Asthma Action Plan. Asthma Action Plans help you prevent and control asthma attacks. The first step is to meet with your primary
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Air Pollution and COVID-19

Air pollution is harmful to everyone’s health. It can be especially dangerous for those who have asthma because it can trigger asthma attacks.  Early studies have suggested that high levels
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How to Increase Allergy & Asthma Awareness Year-Round

If allergies and asthma impact you or a loved one’s life, you may be looking for opportunities to help. The Allergy & Asthma Center is here to help. Below is
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Truth Initiative

This is Quitting is a free mobile program from Truth Initiative designed to help young people quit vaping. The first-of-its-kind text messaging program incorporates messages from other young people who
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Child Asthmatics and COVID-19

Parents of children with asthma may have concerns about how COVID-19 could affect their child. Children with asthma tend to have more severe symptoms from respiratory diseases like the flu.
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Is the Quality of Indoor Air Important?

What is IAQ? Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) refers to the air quality within and around buildings, especially as it relates to the health and comfort of building occupants. Health concerns
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Benefits of Quitting Tobacco

The World Health Organization and Connections IN Health are focusing on tobacco use prevention among youth and raising awareness on the importance of how and why the industry seeks to
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Asthma and Stress

Stress can be an asthma trigger. Here are ways to reduce stress while at home. Practice deep breathing exercises regularly. Learn why breathing exercises are important and how to complete
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How do Houseplants Improve Air Quality?

For people living with asthma, the benefits of fresh air can’t be understated — especially when it comes to the home. Unfortunately, indoor air is often stale and dry and

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