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16 Apr 2018
Gas stoves and damp houses increase Aussie asthma rates
University of Queensland researchers have found that childhood asthma in Australia is associated with gas stoves and damp houses.
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4 Apr 2018
Australian Prescriber article on the cost of asthma medicines
Professor Helen Reddel’s article published yesterday in Australian Prescriber entitled ‘The cost of asthma medicines’ noted that combination inhalers increase the cost of treatment for people with ast ...
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7 Feb 2018
Asthma won’t hold us back say swimming sisters Taylor and Kaylee McKeown
Swimmers Taylor and Kaylee McKeown have announced they will become ambassadors for Asthma Australia, seeking to raise awareness of the condition and inspire others to take control of asthma. The pair ...
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31 Jan 2018
2018 National Asthma Strategy launched
Asthma Australia welcomes the announcement from the Hon Greg Hunt MP Federal Minister for Health of $1m funding towards a Schools Asthma Program. This comes alongside the launch of the new National As ...
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29 Jan 2018
New three-year pharmacy partnership to boost services for millions of Australians with asthma
Asthma Australia and TerryWhite Chemmart have entered a three-year partnership to support people with asthma across Australia.
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19 Dec 2017
1800 ASTHMA Helpline over the holidays
Over the Christmas break, the 1800 ASTHMA Helpline - our free telephone information and education service, will be closed.
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19 Dec 2017
Belgrave Lions Club donates $527,000 for asthma research
Today the former members of the Belgrave Lions Club will make a major donation of over $527,000 to Asthma Australia to fund medical research into asthma.
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14 Nov 2017
Save a life this spring, learn thunderstorm asthma first aid
Asthma Australia Ltd is urging people to learn the asthma first aid steps as the anniversary of last year’s tragic thunderstorm asthma event approaches.
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17 Oct 2017
Study Reveals Dangers of ‘Quick Fix’ Asthma Treatment
People with asthma who only use ‘quick fix’ reliever puffers could be running the gauntlet with their health, according to new research showing one in four require urgent medical treatment every year.
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16 Oct 2017
Workers’ comp claims just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to occupational asthma
Illness and time off due to asthma at work could be vastly under-reported, according to Occupational Physician, Dr Peter Jezukaitis.
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