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May is Asthma Awareness Month – eNews Park Forest

Cherokee One FeatherMay is Asthma Awareness MontheNews Park ForestAn estimated 25 million Americans – including seven million children – suffer from asthma, a chronic respiratory disease for which attacks can range from mild to life-threatening. Th…

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Seniors undertreated for asthma, and many skip inhalers – WFMJ

Seniors undertreated for asthma, and many skip inhalersWFMJMore >> TUESDAY, May 1 (HealthDay News) — Asthma often is misdiagnosed and undertreated in older people, with only 53 percent of those with asthma using prescribed inhalers, a small new …

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Acetaminophen and Asthma: A Bad Marriage – Medscape

Acetaminophen and Asthma: A Bad MarriageMedscapeAcetaminophen is among the most trusted medications to treat fever and pain, but epidemiologic studies have suggested that acetaminophen might be associated with a higher risk for asthma among both childr…

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Study: Asthma Rates Rise – 13WHAM-TV

Study: Asthma Rates Rise13WHAM-TVAn asthma attack at soccer practice last year took more than fun from Prince and her family; it frightened them. “It's really scary because I felt like, there's a lot of pressure on my chest…maybe you're…

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Seniors undertreated for asthma, and many skip inhalers – KTVN

Seniors undertreated for asthma, and many skip inhalersKTVNMore >> TUESDAY, May 1 (HealthDay News) — Asthma often is misdiagnosed and undertreated in older people, with only 53 percent of those with asthma using prescribed inhalers, a small new …

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Kids on cow farms may have fewer allergies – Reuters

Kids on cow farms may have fewer allergiesReutersBy Kerry Grens | NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Kids who grow up on farms and have contact with cows and cow milk are less likely to have allergies and asthma than kids raised nearby but not on a farm, acco…

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Is your teen’s asthma out of control? – Philadelphia Inquirer (blog)

Is your teen's asthma out of control?Philadelphia Inquirer (blog)By Gary A. Emmett, MD Stefon is 15 and has asthma. More importantly, his asthma is often out of control – and as a result he's been admitted to the hospital once in the last yea…

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Is your teen’s asthma out of control? – Philadelphia Inquirer (blog)

Is your teen's asthma out of control?Philadelphia Inquirer (blog)By Gary A. Emmett, MD Stefon is 15 and has asthma. More importantly, his asthma is often out of control – and as a result he's been admitted to the hospital once in the last yea…

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6 Actions to Conrol Asthma – KULR-TV

City Journal.in6 Actions to Conrol AsthmaKULR-TVThis holds true for asthma, a chronic disease that inflames and narrows the airways and can make those affected by it feel as if they are breathing through a straw. Controlling asthma requires daily atten…

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6 Actions to Conrol Asthma – KULR-TV

6 Actions to Conrol AsthmaKULR-TVThis holds true for asthma, a chronic disease that inflames and narrows the airways and can make those affected by it feel as if they are breathing through a straw. Controlling asthma requires daily attention. Working w…

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6 Actions to Conrol Asthma – KEYT

6 Actions to Conrol AsthmaKEYTThis holds true for asthma, a chronic disease that inflames and narrows the airways and can make those affected by it feel as if they are breathing through a straw. Controlling asthma requires daily attention. Working with…

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Asthma Has Adverse Effect on Physical Health in Elderly – Doctors Lounge

Asthma Has Adverse Effect on Physical Health in ElderlyDoctors LoungeOlder adults with asthma have decreased lung function, increased rates of allergic sensitization, and worse quality of life than healthy controls, according to a study published in th…

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Researchers wonder why asthma rate has jumped since the 1980s – Baltimore Sun

Researchers wonder why asthma rate has jumped since the 1980sBaltimore SunBy Bonnie Miller Rubin, Chicago Tribune reporter The sharp increase in asthma since the 1980s — some 34 million Americans now suffer from the condition — has confounded healt…

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Connecticut Children’s Medical Center Acknowledged for Exceptional Asthma Program – U.S. EPA.gov (press release)

Connecticut Children's Medical Center Acknowledged for Exceptional Asthma ProgramU.S. EPA.gov (press release)May 2, 2012) The Connecticut Children's Medical Center is one of four winners nationwide of the 2012 National Environmental Leadership …

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Buying Asthma Medication Online Can be Safe and Affordable – MarketWatch (press release)

Buying Asthma Medication Online Can be Safe and AffordableMarketWatch (press release)Indeed, in 2011, a British businessman was convicted of importing and selling counterfeit asthma inhalers that stopped dispensing medication after 1/3 of their doses h…

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