Asthma

Join us on the next Line One for a discussion on asthma. Photo accessed via Wikimedia Commons.
Join us on the next Line One for a discussion on asthma. Photo accessed via Wikimedia Commons.

Current U.S. statistics suggest about 8 percent of us have asthma. This highly variable lung problem can range in severity from so mild it may be difficult to diagnose, to a disabling condition. Professional athletes compete on the highest level with asthma and others may have activity severely restricted. Severe, life threatening asthma attacks are still common even though very safe and effective treatments are available for most people with asthma. On the next Line One program, guests Marge Stoneking of the American Lung Association in Alaska and Anchorage allergist Dr. Melinda Rathkopf will be discussing asthma while answering your questions.

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LIVE BROADCAST: Monday, May 11, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. AKDT

REPEAT BROADCAST:  Monday, May 11, 2015, at 9:00 p.m. AKDT

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