Asthma Resources


Please visit the following Asthma Resources from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas.

Inhale. Exhale. What your lungs do for you.

Inhaling and exhaling. Simple, right? It’s something that we do every day, every waking minute. It relaxes us, wakes us up and, most importantly, keeps us alive.

Read More at Asthma Inhale Exhale

Myth or Fact? What’s True about Asthma?

Is your asthma knowledge up-to-date? As researchers continue to find out more about asthma, make sure you know the facts vs. the myths.

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Asthma Symptoms, Causes and Risk Factors

With the wheezing comes the worrying. Could your child be the one in every ten children who is affected by what is now the most common chronic disease of childhood. The number of children with asthma has risen dramatically in the past few decades.  Here’s what parents need to know when their young child shows signs of congestion and coughing.

Read More at Asthma Symptoms

Asthma Resource Videos

Visit this page for videos with information about childhood asthma and spirometry training for asthma.

Watch the Videos

Air Quality Index

Every day the Environmental Protection Agency’s Air Quality Index (AQI) tells you how clean or polluted your outdoor air is, along with associated health effects that may be of concern. The AQI translates air quality data into numbers and colors that help people understand when to take action to protect their health.

Check the Air Quailty

For more information on Taking On Asthma from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas.