Asthma in Schools Resources Available in SEHAC Newsletter

The California School Environmental Health and Asthma Collaborative (SEHAC) brings together education and health professionals to promote indoor and outdoor environments that maximize health and learning in schools. SEHAC publishes an e-newsletter to encourage implementation of practical strategies that assist schools by: Increasing awareness of the health, educational and financial costs associated with unhealthy indoor [...]


Studies and Reports

From Childhood Asthma to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Evidence Supporting a Disease Continuum

Writing in the December, 2013, issue of Pediatric Allergy, Immunology, and Pulmonology, researchers analyzed “the available evidence showing a link between asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Many features (epidemiologic, physiologic, and histologic) overlap between these two conditions. Both environmental cigarette smoke exposure and early lung development are risk factors for the development of [...]