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The Breathe Easies Find information about daily air pollution The Science of Asthma Breathing smoke from wood-burning stoves and fireplaces can cause asthma attacks.

EPA's Coordinated Approach on Asthma
EPA promotes scientific understanding of environmental asthma triggers and ways to manage asthma in community settings through research, education and outreach. With federal, state and local partners, we are building the nation's capacity to control asthma and manage exposure to indoor and outdoor pollutants linked to asthma. Our purpose is to build knowledge and awareness to improve the quality of life for millions of Americans with asthma.


Information for Specific Groups: Parents, Caregivers and Kids, Communities in Action, School Health Champions, Healthcare Professionals, Researchers and Scientists, Los recursos en Español

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Google+ Hangouts
Miss the May 30, 2013 Google+ Hangout with NHLBI (in partnership with the CDC, EPA, and Impact DC)? Listen to a discussion/insights into the strides we're making to reduce the burden of asthma. Watch It Now on YouTube (00:36:00)

2014 National Environmental Leadership Award in Asthma Management. Learn about key components of their exceptional programs, a significant challenge each faced in growing their program's success and lessons they learned in addressing this challenge. Read more about the 2014 Winners

Read Acting Assistant Administrator for Office of Air and Radiation Janet McCabe's Blog: "Recognizing Exceptional Asthma Programs", May 1, 2014.

Podcast Series: Conversations for Advancing Action exiting EPA features interviews with leaders and experts in asthma programming describing key strategies and best practices for reducing the impact of asthma on underserved communities.

President's Task Force on Environmental Health Risks and Safety Risks to Children

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