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Upcoming Events:
  • Subject: Diabetes Support Group Meeting
    Time: 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
    Location: Selma-Dallas County Public Library, Vaughan Room, 1103 Selma Ave, Selma, AL 36701
    Calendar: Human Nutrition Diet & Health
    Event Website
    04/23 - Diabetes Support Group Meeting
  • Subject: Right Bite
    Time: 9:30 AM
    Location: Reform Activity Center
    Calendar: Human Nutrition Diet & Health
    04/23 - Right Bite
  • Subject: What's Next Barbour- Eufaula and Louisville
    Time: 7:00 AM
    Location: 525 SCHOOL STREET
    Calendar: Community & Workforce Development
    04/26 - What's Next Barbour- Eufaula and Louisville
  • Subject: Right Bite
    Time: 9:30 AM
    Location: Reform Activity Center
    Calendar: Human Nutrition Diet & Health
    04/30 - Right Bite
  • Subject: Diabetes Basics Class
    Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Location: Dallas County Extension System 429 Lauderdale Street, Selma, AL 36702
    Calendar: Human Nutrition Diet & Health
    Event Website
    05/08 - Diabetes Basics Class
  • Subject: Eufaula Farmers Market
    Time: 3:00 PM
    Location: 525 SCHOOL STREET
    Calendar: Human Nutrition Diet & Health
    05/24 - Eufaula Farmers Market
  • Subject: Eufaula Farmers Market
    Time: 3:00 PM
    Location: 525 SCHOOL STREET
    Calendar: Human Nutrition Diet & Health
    05/31 - Eufaula Farmers Market
  • Subject: RiverKids Paddle
    Time: 8:00 AM
    Location: 525 SCHOOL STREET
    Calendar: 4-H & Youth Development
    06/02 - RiverKids Paddle
  • Subject: Eufaula Farmers Market
    Time: 3:00 PM
    Location: 525 SCHOOL STREET
    Calendar: Human Nutrition Diet & Health
    06/07 - Eufaula Farmers Market
  • Subject: RiverKids Paddle
    Time: 8:00 AM
    Location: 525 SCHOOL STREET
    Calendar: 4-H & Youth Development
    06/09 - RiverKids Paddle

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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