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9 Apr 2019
Asthma and mental health impacts highlighted in youth
As youth weeks roll out across the country, young people with asthma are being encouraged to reclaim their breath and their confidence by putting asthma in its place. Asthma affects 2.7 million Austr ...
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2 Apr 2019
New smoke tracking app being trialled in Gippsland Region
People living in the Gippsland Region, particularly those with asthma, are being sought to trial a new smoke tracking App called AirRaterSmoke. The AirRaterSmoke App, developed by the University of ...
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25 Mar 2019
Funding asthma services could relieve unnecessary burden on health
Funding asthma services could relieve unnecessary burden on health, Committee hears. Key Points: • SA Health can’t expect better outcomes by continuing the same approaches. • Investment in asthma se ...
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8 Mar 2019
Respiratory advice for Victorians affected by smoky conditions
VICTORIA: Asthma Australia is advising those with asthma to take precaution in smoky conditions following a state-wide air quality alert issued today, extending into the weekend. Smoke is a trigger ...
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7 Mar 2019
What do the updated asthma guidelines mean to me?
Asthma Australia is pleased to welcome the first update to the Australian Asthma Handbook, announced today by the National Asthma Council Australia. The Australian Asthma Handbook sets the best pr ...
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4 Mar 2019
Respiratory warning Bunyip State Park bushfire smoke
VICTORIA: People with asthma in the Bunyip State Park region affected by bushfire smoke are being urged to keep asthma medication on hand and avoid exposure to smoke wherever possible. If you are exp ...
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1 Mar 2019
Asthma Australia proud to service Tasmanians in handover announcement
After 53 years of helping people with asthma to lead a better life, the Asthma Foundation of Tasmania has decided to handover service delivery to health peak body Asthma Australia Ltd, announced today ...
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21 Feb 2019
Children with severe asthma set to breathe better following Federal Government funding of asthma drug
Thanks to the Federal Government, kids with debilitating severe asthma have ready access to a medication that could significantly improve the way they breathe, listing Spiriva® Respimat® (tiotropium b ...
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13 Feb 2019
Respiratory health warning adds to Townsville mould risks
With flood waters subsiding in North Queensland, those affected now face a potential risk to their health with warm damp environments encouraging mould and mildew growth in homes. CEO of Asthma Austr ...
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21 Jan 2019
Parents urged to get children asthma ready for school
Parents urged to get children asthma ready for school
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