Breathless - Asthma in the Valley

Season 9 Episode 7 | 26m 46s

Asthma is a prevalent and serious problem for people in the Sacramento Valley. A chronic inflammatory lung disease, it's often triggered by high levels of pollen and pollution. This show investigates the causes of this growing problem and meets area residents struggling with the disease. It also spotlights new research, including efforts by local institutions leading to new treatments.

Aired: 05/04/10

Rating: NR

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As part of KVIE's Focus on Health, this episode was underwritten by UC Davis Health System. Funded in part by a grant from the Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society Alliance.