Guide to Asthma

Partners Asthma Center Publications

Quarterly asthma newsletter, Breath of Fresh Air — also available in Spanish as Al Aire Libre. and a collection of older issues titled Best of Breath of Fresh Air: The First Five Years (1995-2000).

Patient educational pamphlets (also available in Spanish):

#1: What is Asthma?

#2: What Is Meant by "Inflammation" in Asthma?

#3: Asthma and Bronchodilators

#4: Asthma and Inhaled Steroids

#5: Getting the Most from Your Inhaled Medications

#6: Asthma and Steroids in Tablet Form

#7: Asthma and Peak Flow Monitoring

#8: Developing Your Asthma "Action Plan"

#9: Asthma and Allergy Skin Testing

#10: Asthma and Aspirin Sensitivity

Asthma videos:

Welcome to the Partners Asthma Center

Putting Your Knowledge into Action

Asthma Symposium 1998: "Can Asthma Be Prevented?"

Asthma Symposium 1999: "Asthma at the Century's End: Where We Have Been, Where We Are Now, and Where We Are Going"

For additional information

Write: Partners Asthma Center
Center for Chest Diseases
15 Francis St.
Boston, MA 02115

Call: 1-800-9PARTNERS
Fax: 617-732-7421

American Lung Association

Write: The American Lung Association
1740 Broadway
New York, NY 10019

Call: 800-LUNG-USA or 212-315-8700
Fax: 212-265-5642
web site:

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America

Write: Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
1233 Twentieth Street, NW
Suite 402
Washington, D.C. 20036-2304

Call: 800-7-ASTHMA or 202-466-7643
Fax: 202-466-8940
web site:

Mothers of Asthmatics

Write: Allergy and Asthma Network-Mothers of Asthmatics (AAN/MA)
2751 Prosperity Ave.
Suite 150
Fairfax, VA 22031
Call: 800-878-4403 or 703-641-9595
Fax: 703-573-7794
web site:

National Jewish Hospital

Write: National Jewish Medical and Research Center
1400 Jackson Street
Denver, CO 80206

Call: 800-222-LUNG or 303-388-4461
Fax: 303-270-2102
web site:

National Asthma Education and Prevention Program of the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institutes

web site: