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Free Asthma Camp Slated at Duquesne on Saturday

A free asthma camp for children ages 5 to 17 years old will provide screenings, education and a chance to exercise with Duquesne University athletes this weekend.  

The camp, which will focus on staying healthy while dealing with asthma, includes basketball skills with Duquesne athlete volunteers, asthma education, health screenings and lunch.

Hosted by Duquesne’s Mylan School of Pharmacy, the camp is offered in collaboration with physicians from the Department of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology at Allegheny General Hospital and members of For Your Good Health, a regional nonprofit focused on health education.


When: Saturday, July 2, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Where: The A.J. Palumbo Center, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Information: For more information, call 412.396.2155. Walk-ins are welcome, but parents/guardians must accompany their children.

Duquesne University

Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic research universities for its award-winning faculty and tradition of academic excellence. The University is nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report and the Princeton Review for its rich academic programs in nine schools of study for nearly 10,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and by the Washington Monthly for service and contributing to students' social mobility. Duquesne is a member of the U.S. President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction for its contributions to Pittsburgh and communities around the globe. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Princeton Review's Guide to Green Colleges acknowledge Duquesne's commitment to sustainability.