Navigation Links
National Allergy Supply Celebrates Asthma Awareness Month

May is National Asthma Awareness Month, and National Allergy Supply is participating in the effort to raise awareness of the serious and growing problem of asthma both here in the U.S. and around the world.

Duluth, GA (PRWEB) May 8, 2010 -- In the United States alone, almost 7 million children have asthma (Atlanta is ranked 47th among the 50 worst cities for asthma nationwide), which is one of the most common serious chronic diseases of childhood. In addition, asthma is a leading cause of hospital emergency department visits and school absenteeism. According the Georgia Department of Human Services, an estimated eleven percent of the state’s children have asthma, and that number is rising.

In response to these alarming statistics, and in an effort to raise public awareness of the risks faced every day by approximately 23 million Americans living with asthma, including more than 150,000 Georgia residents, National Allergy Supply is joining the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to participate in Asthma Awareness Month and World Asthma Day. Each year, National Allergy Supply donates allergy pillow and mattress covers to indigent allergic and asthmatic patients via individual doctor requests. For National Allergy Supply, every month is Asthma Awareness Month.

All across the world, events are being held in May as part of Asthma Awareness Month. Please join National Allergy Supply and the EPA at events nationwide during May. Each event will raise awareness about indoor and outdoor pollutants that trigger asthma and ways to prevent asthma episodes.

For more information on EPA’s asthma Program and Asthma Awareness Month, log onto or visit

# # #

Read the full story at

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2010 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Related medicine news :

1. Care2Learn Celebrates National Nurses Week with iPad Giveaway, Unprecedented Continuing Education Offer
2. Vetted International Celebrates Their Fifth Anniversary
3. Carol Fenster Offers Tips for Gluten-Free Cooking with Sorghum: May is National Celiac Awareness Month
4. David Hofer Named President of International Bancard Corporation
5. Save the date: American Chemical Society National Meeting in Boston, Aug. 22-26
6. Western Maryland to be Featured at BIO International Convention
7. Data Devices International Secures Exclusive Worldwide Distribution of the Erase-O-Matic Digital Video and Computer Tape Eraser
8. Lupus Awareness Month Kicks Off at Rockefeller Center: EHE International Donates Display Window to S.L.E. Lupus Foundation for May
9. IHRSA Expresses Its Ardent Support of America's First-Ever National Physical Activity Plan and Accepts Role as Co-Chair of Implementation Sub-Committee
10. President Bill Clinton and South African Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi to join 25,000 scientists, people living with HIV, and other stakeholders at XVIII International AIDS Conference in Vienna
11. National Coalition for Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans to Convene in DC
Post Your Comments:
Related Image:
National Allergy Supply Celebrates Asthma Awareness Month 
(Date:11/25/2015)... , ... November 25, 2015 , ... ... is offering lower prices in an early celebration of the early holiday shopping ... price of $29.95 each (normally $33.95 ea). Black Friday promotional pricing is in ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... ON (PRWEB) , ... November 24, 2015 , ... New ... Williams without a referral for dental implants at her Mississauga, ON practice. ... and experienced in the placement of dental implants. , Missing teeth can lead ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... ... ... In an article published November 12th by Obesity News Today, ... are not eligible for bariatric surgery. The article explains that candidates for weight loss ... pounds overweight, or have a BMI of 35 and over with at least two ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... ... November 24, 2015 , ... Preparing for the LDT Regulation:, ... p.m. EST, , FDA has long asserted that design and manufacture ... performing the tests and do not meet the device regulations. , Come up short ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... Richey, FL (PRWEB) , ... November 24, 2015 , ... ... deems a growing epidemic as deaths from prescription opioids in the United States grew ... and cocaine. In 2013 alone, opioids were involved in 37 percent of all fatal ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/25/2015)... DUBLIN , Nov. 25, 2015 ... global pharmaceutical company, and Rugen Therapeutics, a start-up ... treatments for unmet CNS disorders and funded by ... that they have entered into an exclusive collaboration ... therapies for Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and Obsessive ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... Nov. 25, 2015  Mindray Medical ... MR ), a leading developer, ... worldwide, today announced that it will ... of shareholders at the Company,s Hong Kong office ... Prince Edward West Road, Mongkok KL, Hong ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... November 25, 2015 ... addition of the  "Global Drug Device ... to their offering.  --> ... of the  "Global Drug Device Combination ... their offering.  --> Research ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: