Fresno tries new approach to combatting asthma

The Bakersfield Californian

By Alice Daniel, California Healthline Regional Correspondent

FRESNO — Stephani Pineda, a program coordinator for the Central California Asthma Collaborative, has walked through dozens of homes in Fresno County making recommendations to families whose children are at risk of asthma emergencies.

Her mission is to reduce indoor environmental triggers that can cause asthma attacks. Her suggestions range from the simple to the complex, from switching cleaning products to weatherizing a house...

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