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October 28, 2013 1:32 AM

Health Break | New procedure provides long-term treatment for severe asthma patients

People with severe, persistent asthma are affected by its associated symptoms throughout the day — every day — even though they are taking the appropriate medication, such as inhaled steroids and long-acting bronchodilators. But thanks to a new, advanced form of treatment called bronchial thermoplasty, individuals with severe, persistent asthma that is not well-controlled with medication now have a chance at long-term relief.

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