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Additional Sources Of Information: Asthma

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Here are some reliable sources that can provide more information on asthma in adults.


  • American Lung Association: The Asthma Handbook. American Lung Association, New York, 1992. 24 pages.
  • Bush RK and Georgitis JW. Handbook of Asthma and Rhinitis. Blackwell Science, Malden, MA, 1997. 270 pages. ISBN: 0-86542-433-0.
  • Gershwin ME and Klingelhofer EL. Asthma: Stop Suffering, Start Living. 2nd ed. Addison-Wesley Publishing Co., Reading, MA, 1992. 211 pages. ISBN: 0-201-60847-2.
  • Hannaway PJ. The Asthma Self-Help Book (revised and expanded). Lighthouse Press, Marblehead, MA, 1992. 271 pages. ISBN: 1-55958-166-2.
  • Harrington G. The Asthma Self-Care Book: How to Take Control of Your Asthma. Harper Collins Publishers, New York, 1991. 272 pages. ISBN: 0-06016584-7.
  • Hogshead N and Couzens GS. Asthma and Exercise. Holt, New York: Holt, 1990. 239 pages. ISBN: 0-8050-0878-0.
  • Newhouse MT and Barnes PJ. Conquering Asthma: An Illustrated Guide to Understanding and Care for Adults and Children. Decker Periodicals, Toronto, 1991. 124 pages. ISBN: 0-9695171- 1-4.
  • Shayevitz MB and Shayevitz BR. Living Well with Chronic Asthma, Bronchitis, and Emphysema. Consumer Reports Books, Yonkers, NY, 1991. 210 pages. ISBN: 0-89043-416-6.

Resource Organizations

  • American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology 
    Phone: 1-800-822-2762
    Phone: 414-272-6071
  • American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology 
    Phone: 708-427-1200
  • Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America 
    Phone: 1-800-7ASTHMA
    Fax: 202-466-8940
  • National Allergy and Asthma Network / Mothers of Asthmatics, Inc. 
    Phone: 1-800-878-4403
    Phone: 703-385-4403
  • LUNG LINE®, National Jewish Medical and Research Center 
    Phone: 1-800-222-LUNG or in Denver, CO,
    Phone: 355-LUNG
  • Allergy Task Force Project 

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