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AHRQ Radio Podcast - Lead Story: Wrong Beliefs About Asthma
Wednesday, March 29, 2006 10:00 AM
Lead Story: Wrong Beliefs About Asthma

According to a new study funded by AHRQ and published in the March 13 issue of "Chest," many inner-city adults with severe asthma apparently believe that they have the disease only when they have symptoms.

Podcast Description:

This audio program features current news and information from the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).

  • In this week’s News and Numbers, headaches send more than 7 million Americans to seek professional help.
  • AHRQ releases an evidence report about inappropriate antibiotic prescribing.
  • And, wrong beliefs about asthma affect medication use by inner-city patients. This story features an interview with Dr. Ethan Halm, Associate Chief and Director of Research for Mount Sinai’s Division of General Internal Medicine, who led the research about patients’ beliefs about their asthma.

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Duration: 14:43 (MM:SS)  File Size: 13.4 MB
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