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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.

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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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