RAMP Digest – May 20, 2010

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20 MAY 2010

EVENTS

San Joaquin Valley Air Quality Conference, Fresno, CA; June 9-10th Tribal Healthy Homes Regional Training, Sacramento, CA; June 9-11thCME’s Approved for 2010 California Clinical Asthma Summit, Los Angeles, CA; June 29th

Save the Date: The Trade, Health and Environment Impact Project Conference, Carson, CA; October 22-23

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

2010 Environmental Health Leadership Summit, El Centro, CA; May 22nd

KQED FM seeks citizen correspondents to chronicle the health of their communities in “Our State of Health: California Reports blog”; Deadline: June 1st

MTC Announces Funding for Climate Initiative Grants; Letter of Interest due: June 4thNLM Information Resource Grants to Reduce Health Disparities; Application due: July 14th

STUDIES & RESOURCES

Study Suggests High Fat Meals Worsen Asthma

Knowledge and Proper Technique for Using Inhalation Devices Varies Among Asthma & COPD Patients

Association between Childhood Incident Asthma and Traffic-Related Air Pollution at Home and School

Parental Stress Increases the Effect of Traffic-Related Air Pollution on Childhood Asthma Incidence

Ozone and Traffic Pollution Increase Asthma-Related Hospitalizations in Children

Low Vitamin D Levels Associated with More Asthma Symptoms and Medication Use

Impact of Environmental Chemicals on Lung Development

Sutter Health Inpatient Asthma Action Plan

New Website for Finding Healthy Homes Contractors

NCSL/NCHH Launch Web Page on Healthy Housing Codes

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