Asthma Websites

Montana Asthma Control Program - Dept. of Public Health & Human Service
http://www.dphhs.mt.gov/PHSD/asthma/chronic-disease-asthma-index.shtml

Aberdeen Area Tribal Chairmen's Health Board - Northern Plains Tobacco Prevention Program
http://www.aatchb.org/nptpp

American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
http://www.acaai.org/

Allergy and Asthma Network - Mothers of Asthmatics 
http://www.aanma.org/

American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists 
http://www.acgih.org/home.htm

American Indoor Air Quality Council
http://www.iaqcouncil.org/

American Lung Association
http://www.asthmacontrol.com

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America 
http://www.aafa.org/

Center's for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Environmental Health 
http://www.cdc.gov/asthma

Indian Health Service - Primary Care Provider (newsletter)
"High Frequency of Asthma in Native American Children Among the Assiniboine and Sioux Tribe of Northeast Montana"

http://www.ihs.gov/PublicInfo/Publications/HealthProvider/issues/PROV0203.pdf

John Hopkins Asthma & Allergy
http://www.hopkins-allergy.org/

Medscape's Allergy & Clinical Immunology Online 
http://www.medscape.com/Home/Topics/allergy/allergy.html

Minnesota Department of Children's Environmental Health 
http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/eh/children/index.html

NH National Institude of Allergy and Infectious Diseases 
http://www.niaid.nih.gov/default.htm


NH National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute 
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/

NH National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Asthma Homepagehttp://www.niehs.nih.gov/airborne/home.htm

Pediatric Asthma Coalition of New Jersey
http://www.pacnj.org

Rutgers Cooperative Research & Extension - Got Asthma? An online, narrated slide presentation 
http://www.rcre.rutgers.edu/asthma

USEPA Indoor Air Quality Homepage 
http://www.epa.gov/iaq/

 

Asthma Publications

Indoor Air Pollution: An Introduction for Health Professionals (USEPA) 
http://www.epa.gov/iedweb00/pubs/hpguide.html

USEPA Mold Remediation in Schools and Commercial Buildings 
http://www.epa.gov/iaq/molds/index.html

Soap & Detergent Association: Cleaning to Control Allergies & Asthma, It's All in the Family!
http://www.cleaning101.com

 

Dust Mites & Asthma Resources & Links

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences - Asthma & Allergy Prevention (Dust Mites)
http://www.niehs.nih.gov/airborne/prevent/mites.html

American Academy of Family Physicians
http://familydoctor.org/683.xml

Mayo Foundation for Medical Education & Research (MFMER)
http://www.mayoclinic.com/invoke.cfm?id=HQ00864&si=1977

U.S. EPA - Indoor Environments Division
http://www.epa.gov/asthma/dustmites.html

National Jewish Medical & Research Center
http://www.njc.org/

University of Maryland Medicine
http://www.umm.edu/allergies/dust.htm

House Dust Mites by Barbara Ogg, Ph.D., Extension Educator, University of Nebraska, Lincoln 
http://lancaster.unl.edu/pest/resources/DustMites311.shtml

The John Edsall/John Wood Asthma Center - New York Presbyterian - The University Hospital of Columbia & Cornell
http://www.cumc.columbia.edu/dept/pulmonary/4ClinicalPage/Clinical%20Centers/Website/main.htm

Asthma & Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand
http://www.asthmanz.co.nz/

 

 

Mold Resources & Links

USEPA Mold Resources 
http://www.epa.gov/mold/moldresources.html

The NY City Dept. of Health Guidelines, “Assessment and Remediation of Fungi in Indoor Environments,” originally developed for Stachybotrys but expanded to be inclusive of all molds, that are widely recognized.
http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/html/epi/moldrptl.html

NC State Univ. Ext. Service, Mold, dust mites, fungi, spores, and pollen: Bioaerosols in the human environment
http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/depts/fcs/housing/pubs/fcs3605.html

Minnesota Department of Health-Mold in Homes
http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/eh/indoorair/mold/index.html

CDC's Questions and Answers on Stachybotrys chartarum and other molds 
http://www.cdc.gov/mold/stachy.htm

The Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification Guideline S500: Standard and Reference Guide for Professional Water Damage Restoration (available by contacting the IICRC headquarters at (360)693-5675 or through e-mail at www.supplies@iicrc.org).

The American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) bioaerosols committee published in 1999, “Biosaerosols: Assessment and Control,” a compilation of information on investigation strategies, sampling and analysis, and control of indoor bioaerosols, including molds
http://www.acgih.org/home.htm

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency published guidance for “Mold Remediation in Schools and Commercial Buildings ,” which includes many general principles also applicable to residential mold mitigation efforts http://www.epa.gov/iaq/molds/index.html

 

  

Tobacco Smoke & Asthma Resources & Links

Asthma Initiative of Michigan
http://www.getasthmahelp.org/tobacco.asp

U.S. EPA - Indoor Environments Division
http://www.epa.gov/smokefree/

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids
http://www.tobaccofreekids.org/

Center for Disease Control - National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention & Health Promotion
http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/

National Jewish Medical & Research Center
http://www.njc.org/

American Academy of Pediatrics
http://aappolicy.aappublications.org/cgi/content/full/pediatrics;99/4/639?fulltext=tobacco+smoke

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
http://www.acaai.org/

 

 

 

Pets in the Home

National Jewish Medical & Research Center
http://www.njc.org/

U.S. EPA - Indoor Environments Division 
http://www.epa.gov/asthma/pets.html

USA Today - Health
http://www.usatoday.com/news/health/2001-03-05-asthma-pets.htm

Allergy & Asthma Network - Mothers of Asthmatics 
http://www.aanma.org/petshop/ps_truth.htm

Health Plus - Vanderbilt University Wellness Program 
http://vanderbiltowc.wellsource.com/dh/Content.asp?ID=629

 

 

 

 

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