Story: Child and youth health

Asthma and home heating

Asthma and home heating

Natasha Campbell (left), her mother Alane Golding (centre) and her sister Kendra Campbell all had asthma. After a heat pump and insulation was installed in their home in 2005 it was much warmer over winter, and their breathing and general health improved significantly.

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Otago Daily Times
Reference: 3 May 2007, p. 2
Photograph by Linda Robertson

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Child and youth health - Cot death, obesity and other child-health issues', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/30326/asthma-and-home-heating (accessed 15 November 2019)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 29 Nov 2018