Asthma

Asthma

Asthma

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English
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Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Looks at the causes and symptoms of asthma, as well as ways to manage it and minimize risks.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0662430980
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Series: It's Your Health

Health problems in African American women

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English
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Online
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National Women's Health Information Center
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Fairfax, VA

Provides general information on various health topics that are of importance to black women. Includes American reference and resources for each.

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Asthma and pregnancy

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English
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Online
Author: 
Canadian Lung Association
Publisher: 
Canadian Lung Association
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides information on how to control asthma during pregnancy, during labour, and after birth. Discusses the risks associated with certain asthma medications during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

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Asthma Society of Canada

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Research
Community education/development

Works to enhance the quality of life of people living with asthma and to eliminate the disorder through public education, research, a newsletter, volunteer and support groups and camps for children with asthma. Website includes fact sheets and a manual on the management of asthma at school.

Primary Telephone: 
(416) 787-4050
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@asthma.ca
Fax Number: 
(416) 787-5807
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-800-787-3880
Street Address: 
130 Bridgeland Avenue Suite 425
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M6A 1Z4

Conditions in pregnancy

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English
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Online
Author: 
Motherisk
Publisher: 
Motherisk
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Lists Motherisk's published studies on the treatment of various conditions in pregnancy. Includes reports on cardiovascular diseases, depression, epilepsy, asthma, hypertension, rheumatoid arthritis and other conditions.

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Ontario Lung Association

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy

Works to improve the respiratory health of Ontarians by providing a range of community services, such as smoking cessation and asthma education programs, and by supporting medical research. Has 31 offices across the province.

Primary Telephone: 
416-864-9911
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
olalung@on.lung.ca
Fax Number: 
416-864-9916
Street Address: 
201-573 King St E
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5A 4L3
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