Broadway Balances America and Asthma Treatments
October 22, 2018
From Broadway to Medical Tips
On this episode of The Balancing Act, we’re taking you behind the scenes of a Broadway hit. Then, stay tuned as we discuss the best tools and treatments for asthma.
The Balancing Act goes behind the scenes with Come From Away, the remarkable true story of a small town in Canada that welcomed the world. Inspired by real-life events, the award-winning theatrical performance tells the story of 7,000 stranded airline passengers who nearly doubled the population of Gander, Newfoundland, in the days following September 11, 2001.
Then, did you know that in the United States, 22 million people live with asthma? Among them, five to 10 percent suffer from severe asthma. While most patients believe their asthma is under control, a whopping 33 percent miss work or school due to an asthma attack. Open and clear communication with your healthcare provider plays a key role in controlling symptoms.
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