Get Smart About Asthma and Inflammation

  • Topic Info:Every day in America 44,000 people have an asthma attack.

    Even more startling is that 36,000 kids miss school due to asthma.

    Though everyone's asthma triggers are different, this time of year can be especially difficult for asthma sufferers.

    Trees, grass, and weed pollen can cause inflammation in the large and small airways of the lung, causing symptoms to flare.

    The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) and Teva Respiratory recently launched Get Smart About Asthma, a comprehensive online asthma management resource that takes a unique look at the underlying cause of asthma – inflammation.

    The website – –features important information about the latest research, as well as guides and tool kits for patients.

    Dr. Randall W. Brown joins the conversation and shares some essential information for asthma sufferers.
  • Host: Melanie Cole, MS