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New resources explain latest inhaler and device technique

15 May 2018

National Asthma Council Australia has released a package of new and updated resources to address incorrect inhaler technique.

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Cold and flu season puts Australians with asthma at increased risk

26 Apr 2018

Flu season puts people with asthma at increased risk

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Reduce winter household allergy triggers

22 Apr 2018

Let your kids live well with asthma and allergies this winter

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Paediatric asthma surge in February – help your patients be back-to-school ready

7 Feb 2018

Doctors are urged to help their young asthma patients by ensuring their healthy return to the classroom.

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Asthma management turns over a new leaf with launch of the National Asthma Strategy

31 Jan 2018

Federal Minister for Health The Hon. Greg Hunt MP today launched the new National Asthma Strategy.

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Watch out for increased asthma risk over Christmas and the summer holidays

14 Dec 2017

​The risk of getting asthma symptoms increases over Christmas and the summer holidays.

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Visit version 1.3 of the Australian Asthma Handbook

4 Dec 2017

The National Asthma Council today released version 1.3 of the Australian Asthma Handbook.

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New resource to help identify and treat asthma–COPD overlap

28 Nov 2017

A new resource has been released to help diagnose and manage patients with asthma–COPD overlap.

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New asthma deaths’ data shows older women continue to be at highest risk

2 Nov 2017

New ABS data shows women aged 65 and over are nearly three times more likely to die from asthma then men in the same group.

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New mobile Asthma Buddy to help Australians better manage their asthma

31 Oct 2017

National Asthma Council Australia today announced the launch of a new Asthma Buddy mobile website.