Monthly Newsletter from the Arizona Asthma Coalition

Healthy Indoor Environments in Schools During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond

Repost from

The EPA Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Tools for Schools Program helps support stakeholders who are working to ensure that schools are healthy places to learn and work. The Program, while utilizing the latest science, provides customizable resources and guidance, hosts web-based training webinars, and coordinates with other federal agencies, among other activities, to help schools provide healthy indoor environments.

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Indoor Air Quality in Schools

Study Finds Asthma May Reduce Risk of Brain Tumors — But How?

Repost from Washington University School of Medicine

Asthma has been associated with a lowered risk of brain tumors, and researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis now think they know why: Immune cells activated under conditions of asthma are less able to promote the growth of brain tumors. The findings could lead to new therapeutic approaches.

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Scientists Decode Why Asthma Symptoms Get Worse at Night

Repost from The Independent

Melatonin, the body’s natural hormone linked to the control of the sleep-wake cycle, exasperates the constriction of the pathway that moves air to and from the lungs, according to a new study that explains why asthma patients experience worse symptoms at night. Several reports indicate that over half of asthma deaths occur at night, suggesting a link between nocturnal asthma symptoms and deaths due to the respiratory condition. 

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[Webinar] Asthma Monitoring Options for the Digital Age: Improving Outcomes

January 27, 2022, 7 pm EST

Many factors are considered in determining and evaluating an asthma treatment plan. Honest conversations between the patient and provider are vital and it’s important to use digital resources to enhance asthma management. Dr. J. Allen Meadows will lead a discussion on improving asthma outcomes.

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