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New Clues to How Colds Can Spur Asthma Attacks

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Scientists have pinpointed a molecule that may trigger potentially life-threatening asthma attacks brought on by colds.

The researchers say this finding could offer a target for new drugs to be developed to treat these attacks. 439 more words

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Epilepsy Sucks

I have always wanted to be a mom.  As far back as I can remember, I went through numerous “what I want to be when I grow up” phases, but they all included being a mommy.   1,099 more words


Coal-Fired Electricity Significantly Increases Health Care Costs

Dr. Alan Lockwood, a leading U.S. expert on the health effects of air pollution from coal, says Alberta would save millions of dollars in annual health care costs by phasing out coal-fired power plants ( 227 more words

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St. Louis County Health Department unveils new landing page for pollen and mold information

The Saint Louis County Department of Health has revamped its Pollen and Mold Center landing page to include additional information and to make the most important information easier to find. 307 more words

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Asthma revisited: is it really chronic and incurable?

In this article I review evidence showing that the current definition of asthma as chronic airway inflammation is not scientifically substantiated. Importantly, this problematic definition is distracting the medical community away from inexpensive therapeutic interventions that have proven to be remarkably efficient in numerous clinical trials.

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Ryan’s Law: London MPP turns online to find support for asthma bill

A London MPP has started an online effort in hopes of pushing what he considers a critical piece of legislation through Queen’s Park.

Jeff Yurek (Elgin-Middlesex-London) launched… 161 more words