Resources

“A Story of Health” eBook Explores Asthma and Role of Environmental Health

A new multimedia book, A Story of Health, delves into how the environment interacts with the public’s genes to influence health across the lifespan. A Story of Health is told through the lives of fictional characters and their families: Brett, a young boy with asthma; Amelia, a teenager with developmental disabilities; and toddler Stephen, recently diagnosed […]

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Phone Call Reminder Increases Asthma Medication Adherence

A study published in the February, 2015, edition of JAMA Pediatrics found a low cost speech recognition (SR) intervention or phone call reminder program (the Breathe Well program) increased asthma medication adherence. The Kaiser Permanente study examined 1,200 children (3-12 years old) for 24 months. The SR intervention consisted of one of three call types […]

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