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    Mindful Healing: Working with Asthma, COPD, And Respiratory Challenges


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    Children's Books

    Abby's Asthma and the Big Race

    Abby is practicing for the big race, but she is worried that her asthma will stop her from winning. Includes doctor's note on asthma and exercise.

    All About Allergies

    Child's storybook about allergies from the AAAAI

    All About Asthma

    Children's storybook about asthma from The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology.

    All About Food and Insect Sting Allergies

    This colorful book is written for kids who have food and insect sting allergies. It tells the story of Miguel, who is allergic to peanuts, and Lindsey, who is allergic to bees. The book will help kids understand how to control their allergies.

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    Printed Material

    100 Questions & Answers About Asthma

    Completely revised and updated, this text includes information about the latest scientific approaches to asthma care and research, explains the newest guidelines and treatment recommendations of the National Asthma Education and Prevention Program, provides comprehensive information about medicines used to treat asthma, and focuses on healthy living with asthma.

    Abby's Asthma and the Big Race

    Abby is practicing for the big race, but she is worried that her asthma will stop her from winning. Includes doctor's note on asthma and exercise.

    Adult Asthma - Special Report from Harvard Medical School

    This report is geared toward adults with asthma. Topics include an explanation of what asthma is and the causes of asthma, as well as information on asthma triggers, medications and management strategies.

    All About Allergies

    Child's storybook about allergies from the AAAAI

    All About Asthma

    Children's storybook about asthma from The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology.

    Allergies and Asthma: What Every Parent Needs to Know

    A guide to allergies and asthma in children, providing information on skin, food, and seasonal allergies; asthma triggers; treatments; lifestyle factors; and other related topics.

    Asthma Allergies Children: a parent's guide

    The authors explain what allergies and asthma are, myths and realities of treatments, and what alternative treatments are available. They explain why more children are being affected and how your home and neighborhood may affect your child's health.

    Asthma Educator's Handbook, The

    Presents information and techniques required to treat children and adults with asthma and outlines the professional skills necessary to manage the condition in patients of different ages.

    Asthma Sourcebook, The

    Provides information on the full range of asthma treatment options, including the latest research and drug therapies; proven techniques to reduce the risk and severity of asthma attacks; and recognizing and avoiding asthma allergens.

    Asthma: Questions You Have, Answers You Need

    This book uses a question and answer format to inform about types of asthma, triggers, tests, medications, and self-care.

    Complete Kid's Allergy & Asthma Guide: The Parent's Handbook for Children of All Ages, The

    This book, from The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, gives parents comprehensive information with common-sense guidelines and recommendations for dealing with children's allergies and asthma. Included are chapters on food allergies, skin conditions,

    Guide to Your Child's Allergies and Asthma

    This book by the American Academy of Pediatrics is a guide to childhood asthma and allergies, which , combined, affect nearly 55 million American children. It provides information on how to identify allergies and asthma; prevent attacks; minimize triggers

    Harvard Medical School Guide to Taking Control of Asthma, The

    Comprehensive guide to asthma and therapies. Special sections on issues faced by children, women, and the elderly.

    Rosen Method Bodywork - Accessing the Unconscious Through Touch

    With the help of psychotherapist Susan Brenner, the director of Rosen Center East and one of Marion's first students, Marion Rosen describes the origins of her method; how people reveal their emotions in body postures; barriers they set up to love, self-expression, and intimacy, and how Rosen work enables a client to move beyond these barriers. Treatments for asthma, migraine headaches, heart problems, weak immune systems, and psychosomatic illnesses are chronicled

    So You Have Asthma Too!

    Easy-to-read book for children learning about asthma.

    What To Do For Kids With Asthma

    Easy to read, easy to use book that tells you if your child needs help right away, signs that your child has asthma, asthma triggers, putting together an Asthma Action Plan, peak flow meters, medicine, talking to child's teacher/daycare provider, exercise, common illnesses.

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    Video & DVD

    A is for Asthma With Dani: A Childhood Asthma Awareness Program

    A DVD for children that uses music and dialogue to help them learn about asthma. They will see how Dani, a new Sesame Street friend, keeps his asthma under control.

    Alexander, The Elephant Who Couldn't Eat Peanuts

    This animated video shows children that they are not alone in having food allergies. Discusses the emotional impact of having a food allergy.

    Asthma

    For Your Health Lecture Series presentation.

    Asthma Knowledge for Life

    This patient education DVD covers important information for those with asthma. This DVD provides information on the following topics: " What is asthma, including symptoms and early warning signs " Trigger identification and control " Diagnosing " Videos and handouts on treatments and equipment use and care (i.e. metered dose inhalers, peak flow meters) PAMF staff consulted on the content and videos. This DVD is intended to be viewed in the Community Health Resource Center.

    I'm a Meter Reader

    This video will show grade-school age children how to use a peak flow meter.

    Identifying and Avoiding Asthma Triggers

    This DVD explains how triggers affect the airways to cause asthma attacks. It includes information on allergens, irritants and emotions and demonstrates how to avoid or remove these asthma triggers. RT: 20 minutes


    Metered Dose Inhalers and Aerochamber Use

    In this video Palo Alto Medical Foundation's Dr. David Carlson demonstrates the correct use of inhalers for asthma and allergies.

    Staying in Control of Your Asthma

    This DVD explains how patients can gain control of their asthma and stay in control. It features people with asthma living healthy and active lifestyles. Information on keeping an asthma diary, checking peak flow, avoiding asthma triggers and following an


    Understanding Asthma Medications

    This DVD provides information on asthma medications and how to use them. It stresses the importance of using medications correctly and as prescribed.



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