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New asthma death toll shows baby boomer women are more at risk

18 Oct 2018

Women with asthma aged between 55 and 64 years are being urged to take action to manage their condition.

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National Asthma Council Australia Chairman to retire

11 Oct 2018

Dr Jonathan Burdon AM has announced his intention to retire as Chairman and independent director of the NAC.

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Prepare your patients for the thunderstorm asthma season

28 Aug 2018

NAC is calling on health professionals to prepare their practices and patients for the upcoming thunderstorm asthma season.

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New opportunity for consumers to improve asthma care

24 Jun 2018

The National Asthma Council has launched the National Asthma and Allergy Network

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New resources explain latest inhalers and device technique

14 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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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.