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NIH Seeks African Americans To Evaluate Asthma Medications

NIH Seeks African Americans To Evaluate Asthma Medications "They like the fact that we're always available to help answer questions, all of the asthma medications are provided free of charge, we will help folks with travel, with parking ― with any of the logistics of helping them attend study visits, to … Full News here […]

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Asthma affects behavior of low socioeconomic status children

Asthma affects behavior of low socioeconomic status children Growing up with asthma may affect children of low socioeconomic status, even when they are able to catch their breath. A doctoral study by Jen-Hao Chen, now an assistant professor of the MU School of Health Professions, shows that children with asthma … Full News here – […]

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THRIVE | The perfect storm: Ear infections, antibiotics, asthma, allergies

THRIVE | The perfect storm: Ear infections, antibiotics, asthma, allergies This is Part 1 of a two-part series that is intended to take us on the all-too-commonly-seen path from childhood ear infections to lifelong asthma and immune challenges. It starts with the way we birth and deliver babies. For thousands of years, kids … Full […]

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Asthma risk varies with ethnic ancestry among Latinos

Asthma risk varies with ethnic ancestry among Latinos Native American ancestry is associated with a lower asthma risk, but African ancestry is associated with a higher risk, according to the largest-ever study of how genetic variation influences asthma risk in Latinos, in whom both African and Native … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Gosport asthma victim's mum welcomes school inhaler plan

Gosport asthma victim's mum welcomes school inhaler plan National figures show one in 11 children suffer from asthma, and around two-thirds of these will have an attack in school. But also 86 per cent of children say they have been without their own inhaler because they have forgotten, lost or broken it or … Full […]

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5 Steps to Get Off Your Asthma Inhaler

5 Steps to Get Off Your Asthma Inhaler According to the CDC, about one in every 12 people has asthma, and the numbers are increasing every year. Asthma is a condition in which a person's airway swells and becomes inflamed, resulting in difficulty breathing, shortness of breath and cough. Full News here – Read more […]

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What Not to Do for One Having an Asthma Attack

What Not to Do for One Having an Asthma Attack Last week, I suffered an asthmatic attack and among the several kind-hearted people who ran to my help was a sweet young woman who pulled a piece of paper out of her bag and started fanning me. The attack, I suspect, was triggered because I […]

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Asthma's deadly potential stressed

Asthma's deadly potential stressed Tied in with a series of Asthma Awareness Week events and hosted by Asthma Waikato, the picnic day on Wednesday will include a remembrance service for Areiawa Harlow Hooper, a Hamilton toddler who died in Waikato Hospital following an asthma … Full News here – Read more on Stuff.co.nz

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Harvard-made lung muscle could yield asthma insights

Harvard-made lung muscle could yield asthma insights As someone with asthma, I can tell you that it's not fun to feel as though a 200-pound man is sitting on your chest after you've just run a marathon. Up a flight of stairs. With a gag in your mouth. So when there's news about asthma research, […]

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Asthma and Obesity

Asthma and Obesity Almost one in eleven children in the U.S. struggles with it. But now thanks to a new study, researchers say children with chronic asthma may have a chance at living symptom-free. 14-year old Arturo Vega learned to cook when he was only eight. Full News here – Read more on KSAT San […]

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Lawyer: Exonerated NYC Man Dies From Asthma Attack

Lawyer: Exonerated NYC Man Dies From Asthma Attack A New York City man freed after serving 23 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit died over the weekend, his attorney said Monday. William Lopez passed away on Saturday due to complications from an asthma attack, attorney Dennis Kelly said. Full News here – […]

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Asthma: Be alert to the symptoms

Asthma: Be alert to the symptoms While many people suffer from asthma their entire lives, it sometimes doesn't develop until a person is 50 or older. Older women should be especially alert to the symptoms. The American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology in Arlington Heights … Full News here – Read more on Newsday

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Polluters to blame for Detroit asthma rates

Polluters to blame for Detroit asthma rates For almost seven years, I've educated families and classrooms about asthma risks and safety measures. I teach children with asthma about self-management, how to use inhalers and I teach parents about rescue medication. My goal is to see decreased … Full News here – Read more on The Detroit […]

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Asthma rates rise in Connecticut

Asthma rates rise in Connecticut New figures released by the Centers for Disease Control reveal that asthma rates in Connecticut have steadily risen over the past 10 years. Between 2000 and 2010, asthma rates in the state have increased by 17 percent, according to Michelle Caul … Full News here – Read more on Yale […]

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First Aid For Asthma Attacks (3/3) – Severe attack – Medical Informer Video

First Aid For Asthma Attacks (FAFAA) Part 3 of 3 – Professional video showing how to recognize and prevent escalation of severe asthma attacks. Info: http://… Video Rating: 4 / 5

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