by Sara Corbett | Mother Jones | March 1, 2005

“All it takes to control asthma is the right medication, clean air, and a reasonably stress-free life. But for millions of children caught up in the epidemic, none of those things are anywhere within reach.”

After analyzing 489 hours of video diaries of asthma patients through Video Intervention/Prevention Assessment (VIA), Dr. Michael Rich, Director of CMCH, says “It’s not just about medicating a pair of lungs — it’s about respecting your patients’ lives and getting them to believe that they can take care of themselves.”

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