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Asthma and Allergies

What you need to know

May Is Asthma Awareness Month

Did you know…..May is Asthma Awareness Month? According to the CDC, there are 25.5 million Americans living with asthma, a disease affecting the lungs, causing repeated episodes of wheezing, breathlessness, chest tightness, and coughing. In Cook County, 317,906 adults and 121,610 children have been diagnosed with asthma. More than half (58%) of all children wi...

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Welcome!!!

Welcome to My Blog!! Hello and welcome to my blog…. "Asthma and Allergies…. What you need to know" My name is Ashley Phillips and I am a community health educator with Cook County Extension. I would like to welcome you to my blog. While I never suffered from asthma or allergies myself, like many people, I have close family and friends who does. My first interest in asthma came w...

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