Healthy Body, Healthy Mind - Season 5

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  • 1/1/06
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    Part of the award winning public television series Healthy Body/Healthy Mind. Asthma is a serious, sometimes life-threatening respiratory disease that affects the quality of life for millions of Americans. Asthma leads to 2 million emergency room visits and 5,000 deaths per year in the U.S. And although many cases of asthma go undiagnosed, health officials estimate that at least 20 million people in the U.S. have asthma, including 6.3 million children. Although there is no cure yet, it can be controlled through medical treatment and management of environmental "triggers".moreless
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    Part of the award winning public television series Healthy Body/Healthy Mind. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease is an umbrella term used to describe patients with Chronic Bronchitis and/or Emphysema. The condition causes shortness of breath and can restrict mobility, making simple tasks like walking to the car seem almost impossible. Learn more about this chronic disease and how to cope with the condition.moreless