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Learn about asthma

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If you or your child has asthma, you know how scary it can be when you can't catch your breath. Asthma is a long-term problem, but it doesn't have to limit you. Learning all you can about asthma is the first step to living the life you want, and our asthma topics are here to help.

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Is it an emergency?

If you or someone in your care has chest pains, difficulty breathing, or severe bleeding, it could be a life-threatening emergency. Call 9-1-1 or the local emergency number immediately.
If you are concerned about a possible poisoning or exposure to a toxic substance, call Poison Control now at 1-800-567-8911.

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