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Backus to host asthma education series

March 25, 2013

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital will host “Breathe Well, Live Well,” an asthma education series on Monday, April, 1, 8 and 15, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Backus Outpatient Care Center, 111 Salem Turnpike in Norwich.  The classes will be taught by Ray Tarvin, Certified Respiratory Therapist and Certified Asthma Educator.

There is a $25 fee for the program, which will be fully refunded if all 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.