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Asthma is topic of Backus education series

Published March 26. 2013 11:00PM   Updated March 26. 2013 11:28PM

Norwich - The William W. Backus Hospital will host “Breathe Well, Live Well,” an asthma education series from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. beginning Monday and continuing on April 8 and 15, at the Backus Outpatient Care Center, 111 Salem Turnpike.

The classes will be taught by Ray Tarvin, certified respiratory therapist and certified asthma educator.

There is a $25 fee for the program, which will be fully refunded if all sessions are attended. To register, call (860) 823-6390 or send an email to: asthma@wwbh.org.

A curriculum by the American Lung Association, “Breathe Well, Live Well” teaches participants self-management skills to keep their asthma under control, have fewer symptoms and gain a better quality of life.

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