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MDH: Asthma Program - The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) Asthma Program links users to resources specifically devoted to asthma. This site is user friendly and offers a variety of information for all knowledge levels.

Minnesota Asthma Information Center - The American Lung Association of Minnesota sponsors the Minnesota Asthma Information Center Web site. The goal is to provide immediate, clear, and accurate asthma information to people with asthma, their families, health care providers, and other professionals.

Minnesota Asthma Coalition - The mission of the Minnesota Asthma Coalition (MAC) is to enhance the quality of life for people with asthma in Minnesota. This web site provides information on MAC's nine regions in Minnesota and their activities.

Centers for Disease Control: Asthma - The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) created this site on asthma programs and research for patients, health care providers and the general public.

NoAttacks.org - This public information campaign, sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and produced by the Ad Council, plans to build awareness on how to reduce Americans' exposure to indoor asthma triggers. To speak with an Asthma Information Specialist, please call (800) 315-8056, Monday through Friday, between 9am and 8pm, Eastern Standard Time.

Twin Cities Air Quality Index - The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency reports the Air Quality Index for sites throughout Minnesota. Find hourly information about the air quality in your area along with health advisory information.

National Heart Lung and Blood Institute - Offers user-friendly information based on National Institutes of Health guidelines for asthma patients and the general public.

MedlinePlus: Asthma - This site is a service provided by the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health. It contains news, reports, and information on asthma with links to many additional sites.

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