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Air Pollution and Asthma


Air Now data system from US EPA: maps of ozone concentrations and air quality predictions from around the country http://www.epa.gov/airnow/

Alabama Department of Environmental Management. Ozone guidance for asthmatics. [cached copy].

Major Air Pollutants

Asthma and the Role of Air Pollution: What the Primary Care Physician Should Know. in PDF format at http://www.psrus.org/!finalas.pdf Provides an overview of research linking air pollution to asthma.

List of resources from Texas Gulf Coast Asthma Coalition

Pollens and Allergens

Pollen and spore counts for cities in the US from the National Asthma Bureau of the National Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology. This is a clickable map that reports results for areas where pollen counts are available. http://www.aaaai.org/nab/pollen.stm

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