Video Series: Research
Health Topics: Asthma
Dr. Stephen Teach describes how this landmark asthma study translates findings in the laboratory to the community where children and teens with asthma live.
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Dr. Stephen Teach, describes in detail how the national asthma study was conducted.
Dr. Stephen Teach explains how findings may change best practices in care for inner-city asthma patients.
Asthma expert Stephen Teach, MD, MPH, discusses Inner City Asthma Consortium ICATA study published March 2011 in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Asthma is a chronic, inflammatory disease in which the airways become sensitive to allergens (any substance that triggers an allergic reaction).