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Chicago TribuneHouse dust mites, those microscopic insects we unwittingly sleep with every night, are among the few known causes of asthma and allergic symptoms. But pesky mites alone can't explain why the prevalence of childhood allergies has risen worldwide over...
TribLocal - Libertyville » NewsSchool officials at Lincolnshire’s Adlai E. Stevenson High School are asking the Lake County Board to restrict the burning of leaves and other landscape waste …...
Spring flooding has begun and many of us are dealing with wet basements. Marjorie Zastrow, FCS Extension educator in Brown County, shares what we can do in a damp basement to prevent mold and mildew. Mold is inherent in our environment and given the...
Tags: Asthma, Immune System, Electrical Appliance, Symptoms, Health
If you compiled a roster of world-class athletes with asthma, the list would be long — and impressive. From marathon world record holder Paula Radcliffe, to former NBA stars Dennis Rodman and Dominique Wilkins, to tennis star Mary Joe Fernandez...
Promotions InternThroughout the month of May Chicago-area allergists will offer free screenings for people who are experiencing breathing problems! Location : Around Chicagoland Web site : www.AllergyAndAsthmaRelief.org. Admission Price : Free Description : The...
Tags: Asthma, Symptoms, Health, Physical Conditions, Allergies
Food allergies affect nearly 4 percent of adults and 7 percent of children under 4 years old, and account for approximately 30,000 severe allergic reactions and 150 deaths per year in the United States, according to the National Institutes of Health....
Too much soot and smog remains in the air in South Florida, despite improvements over the past few years. An annual report by the American Lung Association gives Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties mixed grades for air quality, although it...
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The 33 NewsAnother smoking hot day in north Texas, but it's not the sun basking in the spotlight, today, it's the air, filled with ozone and pollution. Baylor-Grapevine emergency director Dr. Ron Jenson says the air is so bad, it's unhealthy. "It acts as a chemical...
Baltimore Sun reportersDestinee Alicia Parker was an aspiring artist who loved animals, Lil Wayne and scary movies. She and her two sisters were known as the "Parker Posse" at Montebello Elementary/Middle School. And although she was healthy, she died of swine flu Tuesday...
It's easy to see how air pollution would affect respiratory disease: You breathe in smog-filled miasma all day and the ozone, other noxious gases and small particulate matter therein can make you wheeze and cough. Pollutants can trigger asthma attacks and...
Booster ShotsParents can hope all they'd like. But they can't assume that their children's early asthma-attack symptoms will simply go away. Of course, first they have to learn to recognize the symptoms as such -- and then they have to learn......
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