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  • Three ways alcohol triggers asthma attacks
    Three ways alcohol triggers asthma attacks
    With a rash of new inhaler-type treatments, more effective drugs like kinase inhibitors, and the promise of immunotherapy, what gets lost in the shuffle for asthmatics is what brings on an asthmatic attack. Some asthmatics learn the hard way that...
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    Doritos warning: School sends home warning letter to parents over spicy Doritos
    Holy hot Doritos! A Doritos warning letter was sent home from a UK school after a 14-year-old ate the spicy tortilla-styled chips – and stopped breathing.Writes Fox News: “Beth Laybourn, a 14-year-old student at George Pindar School in...
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    FDA evaluating safety of codeine in kids’ medicines
    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is taking a close look at the possible risks of using codeine-containing medicines to treat colds and coughs in kids under 18. In a safety announcement issued July 2, the agency explained they were...
  • Pain, house renovation can trigger allergies
    Why should you worry about house renovation now?
    In June of this year 2015, we have already had temperatures from 88 to 99 degree Fahrenheit. High humidity and thunderstorms have been occurring on a daily basis. Research suggests that global warming is leading to an increase in humid air that...
  • Asthma and allergies have been quite severe this year
    Asthma and allergies have been quite severe this year
    With the amount of rain that we have been having this spring, it is no wonder that people with allergies and asthma induced by allergens have been having a bad time. It is important to know exactly what to do for your child if they are...
  • May is Asthma Awareness Month-asthma cases continue to increase
    May is Asthma Awareness Month-asthma cases continue to increase
    With May being Asthma Awareness Month, many groups hoping to educate the general public about asthma will be offering additional information throughout the month.During Asthma Awareness Month information and statistics made available through the...
  • Asthma research breakthrough: A treatment for asthma to end the symptoms
    Asthma find Cardiff University: Old drug re-purposed reverses asthma symptoms?
    Asthma sufferers know all too well that frightening and desperate feeling that comes along with an Asthma attack. While some folks have their asthma under control, others do not and this breakthrough treatment for asthma is exciting news for those...
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    Basil for spring respiratory problems
    For many people spring is marked by sinus and nasal issues. Spring winds kick up dust and budding plants kick out pollen which bothers people with asthma and allergies. Stress on the respiratory system can make some people susceptible to spring...
  • President Barack Obama with daughter Sasha, his mother-in-law Marian Robinson, first lady Michelle Obama and Malia Obama walk from Marine One back to the White House
    President Obama seems to blame global warming for his daughter's asthma
    According to a Wednesday story in the Hill, President Obama tried to personalize the subject of global warming by telling the story of his daughter Malia’s asthma attack when she was four years old. The connection between asthma and global...
  • Childhood trauma
    Childhood trauma linked to increased risk of asthma
    The children of families who experience trauma such as divorce, domestic violence or the death of a parent may be at greater risk for developing asthma, according to an April 2 news release from the American College of Allergy, Asthma and...
  • Newer antidepressants not linked to asthma in children of depressed moms
    Newer antidepressants not linked to asthma in children of depressed moms
    Some research indicates that women who are depressed during pregnancy are more likely to give birth to a child who has asthma. Researchers conducted a new study to determine whether antidepressant medications used to treat depression during...
  • Homeopathic remedies for asthma discounted by FDA
    FDA: Beware of homeopathic remedies for asthma
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning letter against using homeopathic products sold over-the-counter (OTC) to treat asthma. The agency has not evaluated the safety and effectiveness of the products, and in a statement,...
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    Substantial weight loss can decrease asthma attacks
    Significant weight reduction through methods, for example, bariatric surgery can fundamentally lessen the danger of asthma assaults - likewise called exacerbations - in stout patients with asthma, new research has found. "We found that in...
  • Pregnancy
    No link between antidepressants during pregnancy and baby’s asthma risk
    A new study from Denmark may put to rest the concerns pregnant women suffering from depression have about taking antidepressants and their possible link to asthma in babies. The research, published in the Mar. 9 online issue of Pediatrics,...
  • Get rid of mold and reduce childhood asthma
    Get rid of mold and reduce childhood asthma
    If your home contains visible moisture and/or visible mold, your children are at increased risk for asthma. A new study involved detailed home visits to define the extent and location of moisture damage and mold growth. The findings were published...
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