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Asthma References & Resources


  1. American Lung Association. http://www.lung.org/lung-disease/asthma/living-with-asthma/take-control-of-your-asthma/manage-stress.html. Accessed on August 19, 2013.
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  7. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. Healthy Youth! Health Topics: Asthma. 2009. Accessed on February 9, 2010.
  8. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey Raw Data, 2011. Analysis by the American Lung Association Research and Health Education Division using SPSS and SUDAAN software.
  9. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: National Center for Health Statistics, National Hospital Discharge Survey, 1995-2010. Analysis by the American Lung Association Research and Health Education Division using SPSS software.
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                  Organization                        Type             Refer it for
American Lung Association (www.lung.org) Lung Association ALA is an association, which helps patients to fight against asthma and various lung disorders.
National Center of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) (www.nccam.nih.gov) Federal Government’s lead agency for scientific research on complementary and alternative medicine (CAM)
  • Scientific information and recommendations on CAM
  • New developments and initiatives
  • Funding opportunities
Medline Plus (www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus) Federal Government’s educational resource (produced by National Library of Medicine)
  • Learn about the latest treatments and medical information
  • Find out more about the latest medical research
FDA (www.fda.gov) U.S. federal food and drug administration For health-related matters, product approvals, alerts, etc.
Office of Dietary Government agency on For any information
Supplements (ODS) (wwwods.od.nih.gov) dietary supplements pertaining to the regulation of dietary supplements
Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (www.fda.gov/AboutFDA/

Centers Offices/Office of Foods/CFSAN)

CFSAN is the FDA’s product-oriented center responsible for the safety of the nation’s domestically produced and imported foods and cosmetics. Regulations and policies govern the safety of dietary supplements, infant formulas, and medical foods.
NIH Obesity Research (http://obesityresearch.nih.gov/) This website presents information about NIH-supported research. Focus on obesity prevention and treatment
Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) (http://www.cdc.gov/) CDC is a government organization Prepares reports and evaluates the current scenario of various diseases and prevents patients from diseases and promotes better health.

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