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Asthma: Clear Answers and Smart Advice for Someone Diagnosed with Asthma
135 pages
Asthma: Clear Answers and Smart Advice for Someone Diagnosed with Asthma

Asthma: Clear Answers and Smart Advice for Someone Diagnosed with Asthma By Stacey Chillemi Published by Stacey Chillemi at Lulu Copyright 2013 Stacey Chillemi * * * * * Lulu Edition, License Notes This ebook is licensed for your personal enjoyment only. This ebook may not be resold or given away to other people. If you would like to share this book with another person, please purchase an additional copy for each recipient. If you're reading this book and did not purchase it, ...

Asthma and Bronchitis
144 pages
Asthma and Bronchitis

It is clear that asthma and bronchitis are on the increase, especially in Britain, and there are strong indications that this rise may be linked to atmospheric influences.

Health Psychology, A Psychobiological Perspective
512 pages
Health Psychology, A Psychobiological Perspective

On the basis of these and findings from similar studies on asthmatics, Alexander ( 1981) concluded that relaxation procedures are not clinically beneficial in the treatment of childhood or adult asthma. The second category of behavioral intervention included those designed to effect changes in the emotional concomitants of asthma, clear examples of which are fear and anxiety associated with asthma (“asthma panic"). Despite the paucity of controlled outcome studies, research on the ...

Asthma
168 pages
Asthma

Figure 10.1 summarizes the algorithm for diagnosing asthma in children. There are further clues in the history in addition to the presence of episodic wheeze associated with cough and shortness of breath. Symptoms can be mild, moderate or severe (contrast with viral induced wheeze where symptoms are usually only moderate to severe). A first degree family history of asthma (parents and/ or siblings) increases the likelihood of asthma. Furthermore, a clear history of symptoms on ...

Take a Deep Breath, Clear the Air for the Health of Your Child
241 pages
Take a Deep Breath, Clear the Air for the Health of Your Child

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Asthma Clear - News


"If You Can't Breathe, You Can't Work"
"Let me be clear," she pronounced. "This is a dangerous train. It is a train wreck, and it has to be stopped." Lautenberg, author of the law that banned smoking on airplanes, identified himself as the grandfather of a child with asthma.

Air pollution making children sick
In the case of asthma and air quality, the facts are clear. On ozone action days, when smog interacts with a hot sun, asthma sends more children (and adults) to emergency rooms, physicians offices and hospitals. A recent study in the Journal of Allergy

Asthma tied to poorer diabetes control in kids
Asthma tied to poorer diabetes control in kids The reasons for the findings, which appear in the journal Pediatrics, are not completely clear. But the higher rate of asthma among young people with type 2 diabetes suggests a role for obesity, according to lead researcher Mary Helen Black,

Shelved ozone standard would have had modest impact on business, politics
Shelved ozone standard would have had modest impact on business, politics While ozone in the stratosphere protects humans from harmful ultraviolent radiation, at ground level it can worsen bronchitis, emphysema, and asthma. Because of ozone's adverse impacts on plants and animals, the EPA limits it under the Clean Air Act.

International Ban on CFCs Claims Cheap, Over-Counter Inhalers
International Ban on CFCs Claims Cheap, Over-Counter Inhalers when it became clear that they were helping destroy the ozone layer that protects the earth from direct exposure to solar radiation. Other inhalers use a different chemical to propel medicine to asthma sufferers, but those require prescriptions,