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Dust Mite Might Cause House Dust Allergy

High levels of exposure to dust mites are an important factor in the development of asthma.

07/01/2014

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Put Down The Bleach Wipes! Exposure To Allergens And Bacteria During Infancy Might Prevent Wheezing, Allergies

The presence of mouse and cat dander and (ugh) roach droppings within the first year of the child’s life actually seemed to offer that child protection from allergies.

06/09/2014

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Health: Asthma Misdiagnosis Is Common

One in 12 people have been diagnosed with a breathing disorder and the numbers are growing every year. But experts say many people are being misdiagnosed, and in some cases, the drugs they’re prescribed are doing more harm than good. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl explains.

12/17/2013

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Suing Over Mold

Exposure to mold has been linked to allergic reactions, infections, asthma, and other health effects. Can you sue if you’re exposed?

12/03/2013

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Myths About Allergies

According to The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, many commonly held beliefs about allergies are just not true.

11/11/2013

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Nurses Plan Vigil For Philadelphia Student’s Asthma Death

School nurses plan a vigil Thursday night to honor a 12-year-old who died after an apparent asthma attack at a public school with no nurse.

10/17/2013

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The Asthma Center

For more info on the Asthma Center, visit: http://www.asthmacenter.com

05/22/2013

European Union Promotes Child Nutrition

Study: Adding Certain Foods To Your Diet May Help Fight Allergies

A study says certain foods high in antioxidants, omega-3 fatty acids and other nutrients can help those who suffer from seasonal allergies.

04/17/2013

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Health: Attack Your Allergies

Our unusually warm, sunny weather has trees and shrubs blooming big time. Beauty brings misery to millions.

04/10/2013

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Study: Childhood Vaccines Are Safe

The Institute of Medicine, or IOM, has looked at the safety of childhood vaccines and a panel of experts reviewed their findings.

03/15/2013

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Exposing Children To Secondhand Smoke

There is a great reason why parents should not smoke cigarettes in the car with their children.

01/18/2013

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The Asthma Center

Find out more about the The Asthma Center.

09/12/2012

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

There are four stages of COPD from mild to severe and as the symptoms worsen the amount of coughing and production of phlegm or mucus increases.

03/06/2012

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Future Of Medicine Based On Home Care

Many things can be done better at home than in a hospital environment and home visits and therapy can make a big difference.

02/27/2012

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Ambler Group Helps Provide Air Conditioners For Sick Children

Peggy Dolan, founder and executive director of the Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund, named for her late daughter, says the group has been distributing air conditioners and funding to help keep them running to families throughout the summer.

08/04/2011

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