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$2.9M NIH Grant Supports Research to Help Urban Teens Manage Asthma

.9M NIH Grant Supports Research to Help Urban Teens Manage Asthma Managing persistent asthma can be a challenge for adults, but it's even more difficult for teenagers learning to take control of their health. Peer pressure, feelings of embarrassment or insecurity, and busy school and activity schedules, are just some … Full News here – […]

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Study finds inconsistent achievement of guidelines for acute asthma care in

Study finds inconsistent achievement of guidelines for acute asthma care in … A study comparing the care delivered to patients coming to hospital emergency departments (EDs) for acute asthma attacks in recent years with data gathered more than 15 years earlier finds inconsistencies in how well hospitals are meeting nationally … Full News here – Read […]

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How to stop an asthma attack without medication – Medical Informer Video

How to stop an asthma attack without your inhaler? This video shows you that it is indeed possible. Test it and pass it along, it can save lives. In addition…

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Allergy & Asthma Network Spotlighted In 'Innovations with Ed Begley, Jr.' on

Allergy & Asthma Network Spotlighted In 'Innovations with Ed Begley, Jr.' on … VIENNA, Va., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Allergy & Asthma Network, a leading nonprofit patient education and advocacy organization, will be featured in the Monday, Oct. 20 episode of "Innovations with Ed Begley, Jr." on the Discovery … Full News here – Read […]

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Asthma Drops in Englewood, Study Concludes

Asthma Drops in Englewood, Study Concludes ENGLEWOOD — The number of Englewood children rushed to the emergency room with asthma-related symptoms dropped in the last four years, a study by Addressing Asthma in Englewood Project found. The study, presented at a Thursday meeting at a … Full News here – Read more on DNAinfo

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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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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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