Mothers and Others for Clean Air

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According to Mothers and Others for Clean Air, 11% of Georgia's children are asthmatic, and they are impacted by air pollution every day.

  • Asthma is the top reason for admission to Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.
  • In 2000, Georgia children missed 540,000 school days because of asthma.
  • Parents of children with asthma missed about 390,000 days of work caring for sick children in 2000.

Learn how you can help reduce air pollution at www.mothersandothersforcleanair.com.

2 thoughts on “Mothers and Others for Clean Air

  1. breathhealthylivehappy July 5, 2006 / 10:09 am

    The American Lung Association's Annual Asthma Walk is coming up quickly. It is a great way to reach out to your community and raises funds that go to further research to fight lung disease, teach children how to properly use their inhalers, and educate the public about the varied aspects of lung disease.

    If you want to lend a hand, join a team, or lead your own head over to the Asthma Walk website at http://www.asthmawalk.org.

    Every little bit helps to win the fight against lung disease. Thank you for your help!

  2. Anonymous July 5, 2006 / 11:08 am

    We agree! The Asthma Walk is a great way to raise money and awareness, and that's why we participated in Atlanta's Asthma Walk on April 29, 2006. See our May achoo! Review newsletter for pictures from the Asthma Walk, and please keep us updated about future events!”

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