Asthma & Allergies: Asthma & Allergies

Asthma Basics
Books
Web Sites

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology - Conditions & Treatments
Content includes the "Virtual Allergist", a directory of allergists and immunologists, and consumer information on topics related to asthma and allergies.

American Lung Association - Asthma
Provides guidance on living well with asthma, and information for parents of children with asthma.

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
Includes information on asthma and allergies, support groups, "Ask the Allergist" and Spanish language materials.

CDC - Asthma
Provides an overview of asthma, information on indoor and outdoor triggers, management and treatment.

HealthyChildren.org - Allergies & Asthma
Provides information from the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Mayo Clinic - Allergies
Topics covered include causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, and lifestyle and home remedies.

Mayo Clinic - Asthma
Provides information on symptoms, risk factors, treatments, prevention, and coping and support.

MedlinePlus - Allergy
Provides links to information on symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatments.

MedlinePlus - Asthma
Links to resources with information on symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment, research and multimedia tools.

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Consumer Health Complete
Includes evidence-based reports, encyclopedias and other reference books, pamphlets, news, drug and herb information, images and diagrams, and videos and animations on diseases, conditions, and procedures. 
Off-campus access restricted to individuals with current MU ids.

Health Source: Consumer Edition

Includes the full-text of almost 80 consumer health magazines, over 1000 pamphlets, and over 130 health reference books.  Also includes the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide and Merriam-Webster's Medical Desk Dictionary.  Off-campus access restricted to individuals with current MU ids.

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