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.
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.
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.
Asthma Resource Videos
Visit this page for videos with information about childhood asthma and spirometry training for asthma.
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.
For more information on Taking On Asthma from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas.