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Upcoming Events:
  • Subject: Right Bite
    Time: 10:00 AM
    Location: McAbee Activity Center
    Calendar: Human Nutrition Diet & Health
    11/27 - Right Bite
  • Subject: Right Bite Alex city Seniors
    Time: 10:00 AM
    Location: 82 Court Square Alexander City Al 35011
    Calendar: Human Nutrition Diet & Health
    11/27 - Right Bite Alex city Seniors
  • Subject: Gardening for the Breast Cancer Community - Holiday Decor
    Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Location: 2612 Lane Park Road, Birmingham, AL 35223
    Calendar: Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests
    Event Website
    11/28 - Gardening for the Breast Cancer Community - Holiday Decor
  • Subject: Right Bite Diabetes Cooking School
    Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Location: G. P Thames Senior Community Center, Chicago St. Robertsdale, AL
    Calendar: Human Nutrition Diet & Health
    11/30 - Right Bite Diabetes Cooking School
  • Subject: Right Bite Alex city Seniors
    Time: 10:00 AM
    Location: 82 Court Square Alexander City Al 35011
    Calendar: Human Nutrition Diet & Health
    12/04 - Right Bite Alex city Seniors
  • Subject: Right Bite Diabetes Cooking School
    Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Location: G. P Thames Senior Community Center, Chicago St. Robertsdale, AL
    Calendar: Human Nutrition Diet & Health
    12/05 - Right Bite Diabetes Cooking School
  • Subject: Right Bite
    Time: 10:00 AM
    Location: Greene County Extension Office
    Calendar: Human Nutrition Diet & Health
    12/06 - Right Bite
  • Subject: Right Bite Diabetes Cooking School
    Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Location: G. P Thames Senior Community Center, Chicago St. Robertsdale, AL
    Calendar: Human Nutrition Diet & Health
    12/07 - Right Bite Diabetes Cooking School
  • Subject: Right Bite Alex city Seniors
    Time: 10:00 AM
    Location: 82 Court Square Alexander City Al 35011
    Calendar: Human Nutrition Diet & Health
    12/11 - Right Bite Alex city Seniors
  • Subject: Right Bite Diabetes Cooking School
    Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Location: G. P Thames Senior Community Center, Chicago St. Robertsdale, AL
    Calendar: Human Nutrition Diet & Health
    12/12 - Right Bite Diabetes Cooking School

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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