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Backus to host asthma education classes

October 15, 2013

(Norwich, Conn.) – The William W. Backus Hospital will host “Breathe Well, Live Well,” an asthma education series on Mondays, Nov. 4 and 11, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Backus Outpatient Care Center at 111 Salem Turnpike in Norwich.  The classes will be taught by a certified respiratory therapist and certified asthma educator.

There is a $25 fee for the program, which will be fully refunded if both sessions are attended.  To register, call (860) 823-6390 or email [email protected].

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.