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A Breathtaking Crisis, Part 1: Climate Change Worsens Asthma

July 03, 2024 1:54 PM | AAC (Administrator)

Shared from AJMC

Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disorder of the airways, often resulting in recurrent attacks of wheezing, breathlessness, chest tightness, coughing, and excess mucus production.1 Experts suggest patients with asthma manage their disorder by avoiding environmental triggers but with the increasing issue of climate change, specifically air pollution, exposure can be difficult to avoid.

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