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Living with Asthma
  • Authored by: William E. Berger, M.D.
  • From the Series: Teen's Guides
  • Trim Size: 6 X 9
  • ISBN-10: 0816064830
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-8160-6483-0
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $34.95
  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 12/01/2007
  • Dewey Number: 618.92
  • Reading Level: Grades 6-12
  • Pages: 192


Asthma is a chronic life-threatening lung disease that affects nearly 5 million teens, causing episodes of wheezing, coughing, and breathing difficulty. It affects about 1 or 2 teens out of 10, and is the most common reason teens miss school in this country.

Living with Asthma is a straightforward guide offering authoritative information on coping and living with the disease. This accessible book features dramatized, real-life examples that allow readers to fully grasp the impact asthma can have on everyday living. Appendixes contain such useful information as organizations, support groups, online resources, and further reading.


Index. Appendixes. Glossary. Sidebars. Further reading.

About the Author(s)

William E. Berger, M.D., is founder and medical director of the Southern California Research Center, Allergy and Asthma Associates of Southern California, and a clinical professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Allergy and Immunology, at the University of California in Irvine. He is the author of Allergies and Asthma for Dummies and Asthma for Dummies. Berger holds the title of Distinguished Fellow of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology. He lives in Mission Viejo, California.

Reviews and Awards

"...appealing, well-organized, and accessible for the teen reader."

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