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Upcoming Events:
  • Subject: DEEP
    Time: 10:00 AM
    Location: Carrollton, AL
    Calendar: Human Nutrition Diet & Health
    09/25 - DEEP
  • Subject: Right Bite Diabetes Cooking School
    Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Location: Lee County Extension Office 600S 7th Street Suite 4, Opelika, AL 36801
    Calendar: Human Nutrition Diet & Health
    09/26 - Right Bite Diabetes Cooking School
  • Subject: Right Bite Lee County
    Time: 10:00 AM
    Location: 600 S 7th Street, Suite 4 Opelika, AL 36801
    Calendar: Human Nutrition Diet & Health
    09/26 - Right Bite Lee County
  • Subject: Calhoun County Farmers Market
    Time: 6:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Location: 1702 Noble Street, Anniston (behind the county admin bldg) underneath the shed
    Calendar: Food Safety & Quality
    Event Website
    09/27 - Calhoun County Farmers Market
  • Subject: Faithful Families
    Time: 1:30 PM
    Location: Greene County Public Library
    Calendar: Human Nutrition Diet & Health
    09/27 - Faithful Families
  • Subject: Barbour Alert System Setup
    Time: 8:00 AM
    Location: 525 SCHOOL STREET
    Calendar: Community & Workforce Development
    09/28 - Barbour Alert System Setup
  • Subject: Even after October Beulah Baptist
    Time: 11:00 AM
    Location: 1668 County Rd 57 Muscadine Al
    Calendar: Human Nutrition Diet & Health
    09/28 - Even after October Beulah Baptist
  • Subject: Right Bite
    Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Location: 9/6/2017,
    Calendar: Human Nutrition Diet & Health
    09/28 - Right Bite
  • Subject: Live Well Faithful Families
    Time: 6:00 PM
    Location: 2281 Hwy 77 LaFayette, Al 36862
    Calendar: Human Nutrition Diet & Health
    09/28 - Live Well Faithful Families
  • Subject: Calhoun County Farmers Market
    Time: 6:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Location: 1702 Noble Street, Anniston (behind the county admin bldg) underneath the shed
    Calendar: Food Safety & Quality
    Event Website
    09/30 - Calhoun County Farmers Market

What is Asthma?

  • Chronic Inflammatory disorder of the airways
  • Usually reversible
  • Not yet curable
  • Managable
  • Not contagious
What does an asthma episode feel like?
  • Jog in place for 2 minutes
  • Place a straw in your mouth, and breathe only through the straw by pinching your nose closed.
How do you feel?

Education Initiative

According to the Center for Disease Control, six percent of Alabamians have asthma, with 199,000 persons now diagnosed. In partnership with Auburn University's Harrison School of Pharmacy, the Alabama Cooperative Extension System has developed an educational initiative to address this serious health problem.

On behalf of thousands of asthma sufferers throughout Alabama, we thank you for your efforts.

Find an Expert

CONTACT US:
107 Duncan Hall
Auburn University AL 36849
Telephone:  (334) 844-7007
FAX:  (334) 844-2236
Dolores Tiner
Executive Support Assistant
tinerda@aces.edu

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