Secondhand smoke triggers severe asthma attacks - Jamason's Story: Jamason and his mother Sherri talk about the day Jamason had to go to the hospital after having a severe asthma attack at work, triggered by exposure to secondhand smoke. Watch and learn more on the CDC website. Living with Asthma and Staying Healthy - Warming up before and cooling down after a workout can reduce your chances of an exercise-induced asthma attack. Healthy Homes - The average American is indoors nearly 90 percent of their time, and more than half of this is spent in the home. It's important to learn which triggers are problems in your home and eliminate them. Healthy Schools - Today one out of every 13 school-age children in New Hampshire has asthma. Children with asthma miss twice as many school days as children without asthma. One of the most important things schools can do is assess and maintain indoor air quality. Children Living with Asthma - Anyone can have asthma, including infants and adolescents. Asthma is one of the most common chronic disorders in childhood. The best way to manage asthma is to have an Asthma Action Plan. Healthy Workplaces - In New Hampshire, an estimated 15 percent of adult asthma is related to workplace factors. Occupational asthma includes asthma that occurs for the first time in response to allergens or irritants and pre-existing asthma made worse by workplace exposure .
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