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  • Althea Root
    Herbal treatments used to heal a dry, hacking cough and a sore throat naturally
    Althea Root aids the body in expelling excess fluid and mucus and will soothe the mucous membranes and a dry, hacking cough. Good for treating bladder infection, digestive upsets, fluid retention, intestinal disorders, kidney problems, sinusitis,...
  • Tucker
    Dog coughs up owner's wedding ring six years after it disappeared
    A Wisconsin woman got a huge shock recently when the family dog coughed up her diamond wedding ring five years after it went missing.Lois Matykowski had given up all hope of finding her lost ring, which suddenly disappeared without a trace after...
  • Codeine prescribed to kids far too often reports new study
    Codeine prescribed to kids far too often reports new study
    National guidelines recommend that the narcotic, codeine, should not be prescribed to children; however, a new study has found that this recommendation is often not followed. The study was published online on April 21 in the journal Pediatrics by...
  • Sleeping dogs
    All about kennel cough
    Kennel cough, a form of Tracheobronchitis, is a combination of parainfluenza virus and bordetella bronchiseptica bacteria. This is highly contagious to canines and spreads quickly in a kennel, an environment which is how it got its nickname. This...
  • Dr. Oz offer practice advice to get rid of your cough.
    Dr. Oz dishes out to why your cough may be lingering after your cold is over
    It’s that time of year again, cold season. So many people are coughing, sneezing, and are plain uncomfortable. According to Dr. Oz on Dec. 5, 2013, there could be two hidden reasons your cough will not clear, even after the virus leaves your...
  • Do you have the cold or the flu
    Do You Have a Cold or the Flu?
    Many colds have been blamed on the flu. They are both upper respiratory illnesses that cause runny nose and congestion and they both make you feel miserable. There are some differences between the cold and the flu.The most distinguishing symptom...
  • Epidemic of whooping cough disease rising to high levels in U.S?
    Epidemic of whooping cough disease rising to new high levels in US?
    Are you aware that America is experiencing one of the largest outbreaks of whooping cough in the last 50 years?Did you know that pertussis, commonly called whooping cough, is highly contagious and is transmitted through the air in the coughs and...
  • Coughing: A sometimes mysterious symptom
    Coughing: A sometimes mysterious symptom
    Coughing is a very effective involuntary reaction our bodies have to prevent disease and heal themselves. The body coughs to get foreign materials or pathogens like germs, dust, debris, smoke, and mucous out of the large breathing passages ...
  • Monitor lung health with Smartphone App
    Monitor lung health with Smartphone App
    It is true more frequent home testing could detect problems earlier than the office visits just a few times a year to avoid emergency room visits. Blowing in to your Smartphone could make it that simple, to be able to check your lung function by...
  • Swine Flu
    Swine Flu
    Swine Flu or H1N1 is a respiratory disease that is Type A influenza. Swine Flu attacks the lungs and entire body by causing fatigue, runny nose, headaches, sore throat, chills, vomiting, fever, diarrhea, cough, extreme tiredness, and body aches...
  • Bronchodilator
    Could That Cough Be Asthma?
    Asthma is a chronic disease of the lungs that affects an estimated 20 million Americans, according to the Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA). Asthma does not discriminate. This chronic disease affects all races, ages, and both men...
  • Two year old
    Over-the-counter cough and cold medications can be deadly for your toddler
    For manyyears now parents and caregivers of small children have been warned about giving children cold and cough medications purchased over the counter.While this information has been around now for sometime, a survey shows that 3 out of 5 parents...
  • Honey and lemon treatment
    Honey and lemon treatment
    Coughing is a natural way that your body tells you it wants to get rid of any infectious or annoying irritants. Through this process one can clear their air passages and help break up mucus. Allowing the coughing process is one of the best ways...
  • Anyone with lungs can get lung cancer
    Anyone with lungs can get lung cancer
    It’s not just smokers who get lung cancer. There are 220,000 diagnoses of lung cancer in the U.S. every year and 160,000 deaths. Most of them did have lung cancer from smoking, but it is also caused by second-hand smoke and radon.Dr. Oz...
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    Air Quality Health Alert for San Antonio Issued for Friday
    Have your asthma care plans ready because The Texas Commission on Enviromental Quality has issued an alert for San Antonio for Friday, August 27th, 2010, classifying the day as an orange ozone day. This means the air can cause problems to thosewho...