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FEBRUARY 2016
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Back to school advice for parents and kids

As kids settle back into school this week, our Director, GP Dr Bastian Seidel has some great advice for parents and kids. Click to play interview.


 

Australia Day honours for two respiratory specialists

Our congratulations to the two leading respiratory specialists recognised in this year’s Australia Day Honours.

Professor Robyn O’Hehir, Officer of the Order of Australia
For distinguished service to clinical immunology and respiratory medicine as an academic and clinician, to tertiary education, and to specialist health and medical organisations.

Professor Peter Sly, Officer of the Order of Australia
For distinguished service to medical research and education in the area of paediatric respiratory medicine, as an academic, author, and clinician, and to professional organisations.

The winner of our Sensitive Choice butterfly competition

A big thank you to everyone who sent in their beautiful butterfly drawings for our summer holiday competition.

Congratulations to our winner
5 year old Miyah from Queensland

Find out more about the Sensitive Choice Program by visiting our website.

The asthma milk myth - busted!

With so many different messages out there about what’s good or bad for you it can be hard to know what’s what. One long-standing myth that was busted years ago is the ‘milk myth’ but with many people still unsure about what is true and what isn't, we thought we’d provide some answers in this week's blog. 

Read our latest blog post here.

Breathing Easy: Healthy living at home

Innovation in technology is shaping how we live. How can we take advantage of this to make our home environment healthier?

To find out how, check out this great article featuring our Sensitive Choice partner Philips and our own The Asthma Experts nurse Judi Wicking.

Read full article at theguardian.com

National asthma support program launched

The free Asthma Control Tele-coaching (ACT) program has been designed to help you achieve good asthma control through tailored information and support services.

Developed by Asthma Foundation NSW in collaboration with health psychologists and The University of Sydney, this service gives you free access to trained health professionals, who are there to provide support personalised just for you.

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