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Patient Education

Asthma Treatment and Medications

Asthma treatment involves the use of "rescue" medications to treat asthma symptoms and "preventive" medications to keep asthma under control, as well as a plan to track and manage your asthma symptoms. See your family physician about asthma treatment options and to develop a personalized Asthma Action Plan. More...

What is a Family Physician?

Family physicians are dedicated to treating the whole person and are trained in adult medicine, pediatrics and women's health. Family medicine works by developing an ongoing, personal patient-physician relationship focused on integrated care. The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) is an esteemed, professional association of family physicians. Those who are members and have met certain professional criteria may be designated with the title of "Fellow of the Academy of Family Physicians" (FAAFP). More...