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Schools Need Emergency Action Plans For Children With Health Risks

A study of Chicago schools found that only 1 in 4 students with asthma and only half of children with food allergies had health emergency plans in place.

09/15/2014

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Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should Know

Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.

09/12/2014

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Stanley Steemer

David Broderick spoke about how Stanley Steemer can help your family reduce allergies within the house that could be the cause of asthma flare ups.

09/09/2014

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Philadelphia School District Sued Over Girl’s Asthma Death

The family of a girl who died of an asthma attack after attending a public school without a nurse has sued the Philadelphia School District.

09/03/2014

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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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