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High levels of prenatal air pollution exposure and stress increase childhood asthma risk 

A new study has found that children, especially boys, whose mothers were exposed to higher levels of outdoor particulate air pollution at the same time that they were very stressed were most likely to develop asthma by age six. 482 more words

Air Pollution

Day 1

Dear Me,

We’ll always have each other.  Jarred is hiding from Asthma hoping she won’t snatch and drag him into the Garden.
Myself knows better than to run from me.   21 more words

Clock Block

Germs are from Satan's Kitchen

The microscopic ninjas have struck again! It’s no wonder, with the number of people with “the flu” who came through my doors last week. The sniffle season has well and truly begun. 245 more words

Asthma

Pilot Program Offers Indoor Air Monitors To East Bay Asthma Patients

(KPIX 5) — Alameda County is rolling out a pilot program to help parents control indoor pollutants.

The Public Health Department is lending small indoor air monitors to 250 families who have had an emergency room visit in the past six months due to asthma. 532 more words

News

Doctor Appointment and Hospital Tests

Just got home from seeing the doctor (a scheduled appointment) and then going to the hospital for some x-rays.

The news is not good.

Due to the allergies and the asthma attack that I’ve been suffering from, I’ve injured my larynx because of the talking and the coughing (mostly the latter). 180 more words

Personal

Hamilton City Council to consider additional heat relief for vulnerable residents

A Hamilton politician wants to provide free air conditioners to low-income residents who also have a documented medical condition that is made worse by hot weather. 126 more words

Politics