PUBLIC HEALTH CONCERNS

Asthma

According to the American Lung Association, more than 17 million Americans suffer from asthma, which is the seventh ranking chronic health condition in America. The Medical Society of the State of New York recognizes that asthma can be a life-threatening disease if not treated properly. This webpage provides links to information pertaining to the causes of and treatments for asthma, including in-depth reports and clinical updates, medications available, pollen counts and various other asthma triggers, advice to prevent attacks, and links to additional sites and community resources.

Asthma Resources

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

Allergy and Asthma Network

American Lung Association Asthma Page