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Podcasts

Asthma – What You Need to Know

Children and adults can have asthma and attacks can be frightening. To help control asthma, know the warning signs of an attack, stay away from asthma triggers, and follow your health care provider’s advice.

Breathe Easier: A Minute of Health with CDC

This short podcast discusses why, when asthma is combined with a case of the flu, the risk for serious medical consequences is higher than normal.

Health Begins at Home

Clean and well-maintained homes can prevent many illnesses and injuries. This podcast discusses how good health begins at home

Blog

Spotlight on Health: Asthma

February 20, 2020

Chances are very likely that you know someone with asthma.

Health providers target Detroit's child asthma woes

04 Dec 2014

Six-year-old Micheal Washington has asthma,

Polluters to blame for Detroit asthma rates

29 Sep 2014

As a certified asthma educator in Detroit,

Homelessness, asthma force family to give up children

09 Dec 2015

On a cold Monday in late October, Siretha ……

New waste plant piles on pollution in SW Detroit

09 May 2017

Plant that converts human waste to fertilizer

Michigan's Air Pollution Problem Is Much Bigger Than The Water In Flint

29 Mar 2016

Jacqueline Cason didn’t expect to be crawling down

Detroit Biosolids Reuse Plant Blamed For Air Pollution

22 May 2017

An increasingly popular biosolids reuse practice has a downside

Webinars

Early Detect Studios Episode 5 featuring François de Brantes

Recorded: July 23, 2021

Early Detect Studios Episode 5 featuring François de Brantes

Recorded: July 23, 2021

Early Detect Studios Episode 5 featuring François de Brantes

Recorded: July 23, 2021

Videos

Know How to Use Your Asthma Inhaler

You can control your asthma and avoid an attack by taking your medicine exactly as your doctor or other medical professional tells you to do and by avoiding things that can cause an attack. Watch a video to follow along with the correct way to use your metered dose inhaler.

Asthma and the Elderly

Source: Developed by the DC Department of Health. ©2004.
This video discusses how you can manage asthma to help prevent attacks or decrease the overall health effects of this disease..

‘Newsweek’ air pollution cover story: ‘Detroit makes you sick’

By Charlie Langton Published March 30, 2016 News FOX 2 Detroit

Living with stress for too long may be giving kids asthma

Dec 9, 2015 7:44 PM EDT

Resources

Unequal Air and care

A collaborative project of WE ACT For Environmental Justice with Jesus People Against Pollution (JPAP),
Deep South Center for Environmental Justice (DSCEJ), and Green Door Initiative (GDI).