On December 7, 2017 DCAC co-sponsored a briefing for DC Councilmembers, to improve their awareness of public health issues linked to housing conditions. A diverse range of stakeholders attended the briefing.
Asthma Management FAQs
What’s the first thing to do when symptoms begin? The moment you first notice symptoms, use your prescribed quick-relief bronchodilator (such as albuterol or levalbuterol). This medication will relax the…
Asthma Treatment and Medications
Asthma begins with inflammation: The lining of the airways – the breathing tubes leading into the lungs – becomes swollen, inflamed and clogged with mucus and fluid. Muscles surrounding the…
Asthma and Pregnancy
There is no way to predict how pregnancy will affect your asthma symptoms. Learn the difference between breathing changes due to pregnancy and symptoms of asthma.