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CUSD Program CoordinatorCalipatria Unified School District hosted our 11th annual Family and Children’s Health Fair on March 20. This year we had 48 agencies and over 300 parents and children participated. The event was a huge success and offered a wide array of...
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...
Staff Writer, Copy EditorAcknowledging the “daunting challenges” that remain before reaching air quality standards, the California Air Pollution Control Officers Association nonetheless cited its “remarkable progress” toward that end. Despite the state&...
I live in Huntington Beach, about two blocks from the beach. I am not a wealthy person trying to keep others from beach traditions. I have asthma. I really do. Smoke from the beach fires is one of my triggers. Exposure to it can push me over the brink...
Discussions about the Quantification Settlement Agreement were just getting started when I first came to the Imperial Valley in 1997, as a governor’s appointee to the Colorado River Board. Back then, no one talked about Salton Sea restoration or...
A boating accident off the Philippines coast has exposed Chinese poaching of a protected species of scaly anteater, or pangolin, prized in traditional medicine. A 500-ton Chinese fishing vessel, the Min Long Yu, crashed into a coral reef April 8. When...
Tags: Philippines, World Wildlife Fund, UNESCO, Malaysia, China
The Pennel family of Edgewood, is serving as the 2013 Harford County March for Babies Ambassador Family to help raise awareness about the lifesaving research and support of the March of Dimes and their team, Two Tiny Blessings, will participate in the...
Staff WriterThe Salton Sea may get a boost soon. Three environmental projects have been tentatively awarded $3 million. Two of the projects — one on the south end and another on the north end of the sea are habitat restoration and dust mitigation projects....
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...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Kids and teens who are born abroad and immigrate to the United States are about half as likely to have asthma and allergies as those who are born in the U.S., according to a new study. Researchers surveyed the parents of 80,...
Researchers have already uncovered worrying signs that exposure to traffic – and the vehicle emissions that come with it – can increase a child’s risk of developing asthma and autism. Now comes evidence that it may make children more...
Have a question for Dr. Blythe? Write to her at AskThePediatrician@tribune.com. For more information on Dr. Blythe, go to pediatricassociates.com. April 29, 2013 Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
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