Asthma and Being Active: Izzy’s Story
05
October

Asthma and Being Active: Izzy’s Story

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Izzy: My name is Isabelle Heimerle. I’m from Verona, New Jersey and I’m 11 years old. I started wheezing when I was about 2 and the doctors started calling it asthma when I was 6. I never really knew what asthma was until my parents explained it to me. It feels like someone is squeezing […]


Childhood Asthma: Why Does It Matter?
15
September

Childhood Asthma: Why Does It Matter?

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , /

[MUSIC PLAYING] BARBARA: About 7 million children in this country currently have asthma. 4.1 million of these children had an asthma attack in the last year. DR. WOLF: People who are at greater risk are those with allergies, those with a family history of asthma and those who have a predisposition to develop the swelling […]


Partnering with Patients to Advance Asthma Research
15
September

Partnering with Patients to Advance Asthma Research

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

[Music] “I’ve had asthma pretty much since I was a little kid, and I wasn’t able to do a lot of things that a lot of people could do, like gym class and things like that.” “When I was a kid, I really wanted to be an astronaut, and I found out that if you […]


Learning about Asthma |bronchial asthma |allergic asthma |asthma attack

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Asthma is a chronic condition of the lungs that affects how you feel and breathe it’s not contagious you can’t get asthma from someone else like a cold and you can’t pass it on to anyone else you can have symptoms that occur every day weekly every few months or hardly at all some children […]


Childhood Asthma: What Can I Do About It?
02
September

Childhood Asthma: What Can I Do About It?

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , /

[MUSIC PLAYING] DR. WOLF: Asthma is not curable and asthma does not go away. With taking medication, with avoiding triggers, it is certainly possible for the child to lead a normal life. BARBARA: Since Americans spend more than 90% of their time indoors, indoor allergens and irritants are a major cause of asthma symptoms. DR. […]


Childhood Asthma: Triggers Hiding in the Home
01
September

Childhood Asthma: Triggers Hiding in the Home

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , /

[MUSIC PLAYING] JILL: Many Americans have asthma, kids, teens and adults. But it can be controlled through medication therapy and the removal of triggers, especially in the home. Asthma triggers are all around us. Triggers are things that make a person’s asthma worse. There are two types. Allergens are specific to that individual and cause […]


Watsons | All about Asthma Episode 1
01
September

Watsons | All about Asthma Episode 1

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Hello, everyone, and welcome to All About Asthma with Watsons. My name is Samantha Purvor and with me today, we have Doc Gen. Today we’re gonna talk about asthma. What is it? What are its symptoms? And how do we manage it? Doc Gen, take it away! Thanks, Sam! No problem! Asthma is a chronic […]


Watsons | All about Asthma Episode 2
28
August

Watsons | All about Asthma Episode 2

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Hi everyone. I’m Samantha Purvor. And I’m Dra. Genevieve Tuble. And today we have another episode All About Asthma with Watsons. Today we’re going to talk about something very specific, the different types of inhaler medications. That’s right, Sam. Managing asthma can be a tricky thing. It gets better once you learn the ways to […]


Childhood Asthma: What Is It?
24
August

Childhood Asthma: What Is It?

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , /

[MUSIC PLAYING] DR. WOLF: I have seen children with severe obstruction to their breathing. Walk in quite comfortable, quite calm and totally unaware of the fact that they are close to stopping breathing. DR. PALFREY: Asthma is a condition that affects children when their breathing tubes get very, very tight. MAUREEN: When you have an […]


Watsons | All about Asthma Episode 3
23
August

Watsons | All about Asthma Episode 3

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Good day, everyone, and welcome to All About Asthma with Watsons. I’m Samantha Purvor, and with me today again is Doc Gen. Let’s talk about how to keep your lungs healthy. For this episode, we’re going to bust some myths about asthma. I’m pretty excited. Are you? Yes, Sam. I’m pretty much excited too! I […]