Asthma is a well-established environmentally-related disease. We have increasing scientific evidence about chemical exposures that can cause asthma (asthmagens), as well as chemicals that increase risks for asthma events in those people with an existing diagnosis of asthma (asthma triggers).
- Literature Review (pdf)
- Induction of Asthma and the Environment: What We Know and Need to Know
- Allergic and Environmental Asthma
Case Study: Environmental Triggers of Asthma
General web-based information, factsheets and other resources:
Asthma in schools – The Green Squad helps kid learn about pollutants in schools, including those that worsen asthma