Asthma affects over 6 million American children and nearly 18 million adults. Among children, asthma is the third leading cause of hospitalizations and one of the top causes of school absences. Adults miss more than 14 million days of work each year. But still, many don't understand what it is like to manage a chronic illness like asthma.
Share awareness images and messages this month to help others understand. Find these images, and more, in our Shareable Awareness Images photo album. Use the social sharing buttons directly from the image or download the image.
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