Allercy and Asthma Health
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The Official Publication of AAN - MA

Summer 2008

  • Fall 2006The Clock Is Ticking
    Respiratory care patients should be aware that there will be a total phase-out of CFC-propelled albuterol inhalers on Dec. 31, 2008. Here’s what you need to know to make a safe transition to an HFA-propelled inhaler before the deadline.

  • Improve Asthma Control by Knowing Your Triggers
    In our own homes we encounter many of the triggers that can initiate or worsen an asthma condition. Knowledge of these triggers and methods to reduce them can help you avoid exposures and better control your asthma.

  • Lung Health Tips
    This article by respiratory therapist Debra Koehl offers helpful information for keeping your lung disease under control.

  • All Nebulizer Medications are NOT Created Equally
    Some pharmacies today may refer to compounded medications as “generic” to convince patients they are just less-expensive versions of brand name drugs. This is not always the case, which can pose a danger. Read about the compounding of respiratory medications here.

  • News Bits
    Take a look at these brief articles featured in AARC Times, the professional publication of respiratory therapists.



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