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I read that there is a big rise in asthma cases in Connecticut and throughout New England, and especially in New Haven. Why is this?

Many people who saw the article in the New Haven Register (see link below) had been noticing increased breathing problems in themselves and their families. To answer “why,” we turned to Geoffrey Chupp, M.D., Director of the Yale Center for … Continue reading

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Will exercise make my asthma better or worse?

Geoffrey Chupp, M.D., is an associate professor of pulmonary and critical care at Yale School of Medicine, and a leading practitioner of bronchial thermoplasty, a non-drug procedure for adults with severe asthma that is not well-controlled with inhaled medications. Dr. … Continue reading

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