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12 July 2011 1 Comment

June 30th Breathmobile photos

Aaaaah summertime is officially upon us…and the long 4th of July weekend is upon us…fireworks, hot-dogs,  extra time with family and friends. Everyone can look back at our childhood summer day memories. Splashing with our friends in the pool, going camping, travelling to new places, watching movies, barbecues, playing sports outside….we just have to make sure [...]

9 July 2011 10 Comments

Don’t worry, be happy (especially when you are expecting)

Hello BreatheEasy Readers, we recently came upon an excellent July 8th article that described a recent study which connected the mental state of an expecting mother to the asthma risk in the child. The study found that women who experience anxiety and depression during pregnancy, may deliver children that have a higher risk of asthma. The [...]

1 July 2011 1 Comment

Last day Breathmobile visit of the Summer

Aaaaah summertime is officially upon us…and the long 4th of July weekend is upon us…fireworks, hot-dogs,  extra time with family and friends. Everyone can look back at our childhood summer day memories. Splashing with our friends in the pool, going camping, travelling to new places, watching movies, barbecues, playing sports outside….we just have to make sure [...]

23 June 2011 1 Comment

Prescott-Joseph Center is hiring a new Deputy Director

We have an open position at the Prescott-Joseph Center in West Oakland. http://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/bus/2452288063.html If you think you qualify please let us know, or if you have friends or family that qualify, pass on the message. Thank you.

23 June 2011 4 Comments

Official Press Release: Our partnership with NFL Player Jahvid Best!

Good morning BreatheEasy readers! Check out the EPR Nonprofit News offical press release about our exciting partnership with NFL Detroit Lions NFL Player Jahvid Best! Our partnership with Jahvid Best is very important and we look forward to what the future will bring. http://www.eprnonprofitnews.com/2011/06/22/detroit-lions-running-back-jahvid-best-partners-with-the-northern-california-breathmobile/ We have copied and pasted the article for your below: Detroit Lions Running Back [...]

21 June 2011 27 Comments

Link b/w uncontrolled asthma and air pollution exposure

Upon reading the title you might be thinking, “Well duh!” But not so. Actually there has been a lot of debate as to what exactly causes asthma and what makes it worse. Sure, there are statistics all over the place showing that people in urban, city areas, where cars, trucks, factories are located, are more [...]

5 June 2011 2 Comments

Have you seen our latest YouTube video?

On June 3rd the Northern CA Breathmobile began visiting another new school: Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary school in West Oakland. We had a fantastic day at MLK Jr. and even got to interview the Principal,  Ms. Roma Groves. We got to meet new families and had the opportunity to clarify a lot of misconceptions about asthma. We could [...]

31 May 2011 18 Comments

Misunderstandings about asthma- antibiotics

It is easy to make mistakes with asthma meds, because there are lots of things to remember. That is why the Breathmobile staff takes their time in explaining every medicine, how to take the medicine, and how to take care of the medicine. That is why it is SO important to have an asthma action plan [...]

27 May 2011 4 Comments

The Breathmobile is partnering w/ NFL Player Jahvid Best!!!

On May 27th as the Breathmobile was in San Pablo at Lake Elementary, Dr. Burns brought a VERY special guest aboard. Detroit Lions’ Running Back, Jahvid Best, came on-board the Breathmobile along with his family, who along with other core leaders, make up the BEST Foundation. Wow!!!   Make sure you check out the Facebook photo album of our time with Jahvid Best [...]

26 May 2011 13 Comments

Great site! http://hurleyasthmakids.com/

A lot of children and adults who have asthma do not use their medications properly or they don’t know how to clean the house in such a way as to get rid of triggers or they dont know how to use a peak flow meter or how to use their spacer…the list goes on and [...]