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IMPACT Partnership Program Empowers Parents of Children with Asthma

AmeriHealth District of Columbia, Children’s National Medical Center and Breathe DC partner to fight childhood asthma through IMPACT DC..

December 12, 2013

FDA’s anti-smoking campaign to target teens

Early next year, half a century after the U.S. surgeon general first proclaimed the deadly effects of smoking, the Food and Drug..

December 10, 2013

Creating Smokefree Homes

Breathe DC is proud to advocate for the adoption of smokefree housing policies in communities throughout the District. Like our local and..

November 29, 2013

Breathe DC and partners testify to DC Council about e-cigarettes

On November 21, Breathe DC joined a group of local smokefree advocates to testify before the DC Council about the dangers of electronic..

November 22, 2013

Flu shot especially important for those with asthma

Getting a flu shot is important for everyone, but it is very important for those with asthma because the flu can make asthma symptoms..

October 27, 2013

Taking Asthma to School

Asthma is a leading chronic condition that causes students to miss school, which can have a direct effect on their academic success...

October 19, 2013

‘A tale of two cities’: Confronting D.C.’s asthma problem

The District of Columbia has one of the highest rates of pediatric asthma in the country, and among the highest rates of children who are..

October 2, 2013

October is Children’s Health Month

October is National Child Health Month. In October and throughout the year, Breathe DC encourages our partners, supporters and community..

October 1, 2013

Breathing easier: Washington’s improvement in air quality

For the first time since 2009, and only the second time in the last 16 years, Washington, D.C. had zero code red days for unhealthy air..

September 29, 2013

Effi Barry Grant Program: Our HIV & Tobacco Education Project

The HIV and Tobacco Education Program, funded by the Effi Barry Grant Program, is a partnership between Breathe DC and Damien Ministries to..

September 4, 2013

2016 Camp Breathe Happy Photos

2015 Camp Sponsors

The generous support of our sponsors allow all camp participants to enroll FREE of charge for Camp Breathe Happy!

AmeriHealth Caritas DC

American Legacy Foundation

Washington Gas

MedStar

Kyle Todd Public Service Foundation

Elevative Networks

Mr. Shola Oyowole

Health Services for Children with Special Needs

Trusted Health Plan

Abercrombie & Associates, LLC


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