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Contributing columnistThe coughing and wheezing of asthma can affect anyone — in fact, nearly 10 percent of all Olympic athletes have been diagnosed with Exercise-Induced Asthma (EIA). Almost 15 percent of children are affected by asthma, and about 90 percent of those...
Clark County Health DepartmentRecent news events have brought up the topic of secondhand smoke among children in the car. Many studies have found that secondhand smoke for anyone is not preferable. In fact, the 2006 U.S. Surgeon General’s Report concluded that there is no...
For more than two decades, Wanda Remo has battled one illness after another. Asthma, chronic lung disease, heart disease, high blood pressure, arthritis, depression, chronic pain, strokes. Specialists treat her lungs, her heart and her joints. Her...
University of Chicago researchers said they have identified a genetic marker that will help identify children most likely to develop asthma after they catch a cold. The researchers found that 90 percent of children under age 3 who wheezed after catching...
Inhaled corticosteroids are often used to treat asthma, but trying to figure out if the therapy is necessary — and at what dose — can be tricky. Now, a new, noninvasive breath test called fractional exhaled nitric oxide, or FeNO, has taken...
Tags: Asthma, General Practitioners, Inflammation, Symptoms, Allergies
PETOSKEY — The snow may not be gone yet, but you better grab a tissue — spring allergy season is on the way. Each year, about 50 million Americans are impacted by nasal allergies, which is the sixth leading cause of chronic disease in the...
Staff WritersLourdes Bustamante said she has never experienced winds as strong as those that tore through Imperial County on Monday. Bustamante, who has worked as a gas station attendant for 16 years at the USA gas station near the intersection of Imperial and...
WDBJ-TV Anchor/ReporterWhen you think of allergies you probably think of sneezing and wheezing, but there's another type of allergy that's relatively new. It can make it painful to swallow. This allergy can affect your esophagus which is the tube that transports food to the...
Dr. Allan Greissman of Pediatric Critical Care of South Florida dispels some common misconceptions parents may have about their children’s health. 1. Kids in day care get sick more often While it may seem that kids in daycare get sick more often,...
Tags: Obesity, Weight, Viral Diseases and Infections, Vomiting, Asthma
The first winter after Danielle Smith bought her house in North Baltimore, the 35-year-old schoolteacher wondered if it even had a furnace, it was so cold and drafty. Now, with almost all new windows and several other energy-efficiency retrofits, Smith...
Dear Amy: My teenage daughter is on a competitive sports team that practices three times per week. She is in a carpool with three other players to save time and money. The other three girls are very good friends. The team's star player is their social...
Tags: Asthma, Allergies, Physical Conditions
Maria Gomez stood with the Class of 2011, waiting to climb the stage. The sun was bright on the UCLA campus, her fellow graduates buoyant. To reach this elite company, she'd worked baby-sitting and housecleaning jobs, scraping up tuition from quarter...
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