Indiana Joint Asthma Coalition Resources2021-06-07T16:33:04-04:00

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

Asthma Summit Flyer

The 2021 Asthma Summit: A MAJOR Success

On August 26, 2021, the Indiana Joint Asthma Coalition (InJAC) presented the 2021 Asthma Summit-Controlling Asthma from your Doctor’s Office to your Home, a virtual summit with concurrent breakout sessions

Cooking with Connections: Overnight Oats

Oats. It is a versatile food utilized in many breakfast foods/drinks from cereal to oatmeal to even milk. Oats are a cereal grain grown for their seed that we can

Connections IN Health Announces 2021 Annual Conference

The Connections IN Health Team is excited to announce the details of this year’s 2021 Annual Conference: Coalition Resiliency in a Post Pandemic World. During this FREE three hour virtual

2021 Asthma Summit: Controlling Asthma from the Doctor’s Office to Your Home

The Indiana Joint Asthma Coalition, a Connections IN Health Initiative, is pleased to announce its upcoming event, “The 2021 Asthma Summit: Controlling Asthma from the Doctor’s Office to Your Home”
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Managing Indoor Air Quality

Asthma affects more than 25 million Americans, and an estimated 5 million children. Controlling the indoor environment and indoor air quality (IAQ) are key factors in managing asthma symptoms and

Cooking with Connections: Resources

Nutrition has, and will continue to be, a major contributor to our health. The food we eat and beverages we drink directly connect to our ability to maintain good health
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New Year – New Asthma Guidelines

In December 2020, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced 19 recommendations in six key areas of asthma diagnosis, management and treatment. These six areas are: 1. Use of inhaled
Connections IN Health's asthma education for the community health worker online training registration information

Asthma Education for the Community Health Worker Online Training

The Indiana Joint Asthma Coalition is pleased to announce the launch of its Asthma Education for the Community Health Worker Training! This free online training is in partnership with the
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November is National COPD Awareness Month

More than 16 million Americans have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Millions more have it and don’t know it. The month of November provides the COPD community with a distinct time
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October is Health Literacy Month

Since 1999, organizations from around the world come together every October to observe Health Literacy Month. October is a time to bring attention to the importance of making health information
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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