May 6, 2014

Housing’s Role in Reducing the Burden of Asthma

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Today is World Asthma Day, an annual event to improve asthma care and awareness around the world.  Asthma is a chronic, inflammatory disease of the lungs that has increased in prevalence in many countries, including the U.S., over the last several decades.   Asthma is the most common cause of missed school days among children, and […]

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March 18, 2014

Prevent Poisonings!

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National Poison Prevention Week: March 16 – 22, 2014 Do you know what poisonous substances are lurking in your home? Are household cleaners and prescription drugs out of reach of children? Poisoning is now the leading cause of death from injuries in the United States, as reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.1 […]

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