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Sustainable Financing for Asthma Education and Home Environmental Trigger Remediation: Lessons Learned from the Field

To ensure that people with poorly controlled asthma have access to the services and systems they need to be healthy, advocates have long recognized the need for sustainable financing for asthma education and home environmental trigger assessment and remediation. Recent transformations to the health care system, including a greater emphasis on prevention, provide more opportunities […]

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Studies and Reports

Researchers Investigate Effects of Traffic Related Air Pollution on Development and Persistence of Asthma

Environmental International’s April 2018 edition includes an article that discusses the longer-term effects of Traffic Related Air Pollution (TRAP) on those with respiratory diseases. In order to examine the issue, researchers measured “TRAP exposure at age 45 years” based on individuals’ residential addresses and compared it with “changes in asthma and lung function.” The researchers […]

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