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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

Stigall Show Log 7.29.11

Chris discusses the latest in the negotiations over the debt ceiling. He talks to Chris Butler about what default would mean, Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick about how close a deal is and to CBS 3’s Beasley Reece about the Eagles trade of Kevin Kolb.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–07/29/2011

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New Jersey Gov. Christie ‘Fine’ After Being Hospitalized For Difficulty Breathing

New Jersey governor Chris Christie was undergoing tests at a North Jersey hospital after he had difficulty breathing on Thursday morning.

07/28/2011

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Pa. Extends ‘Orange’ Air Quality Alert For Philadelphia and Suburbs

Orange means unhealthy pollution levels for sensitive people. Next would be red, which is unhealthy air for all.

07/20/2011

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Groups Hold Old City ‘Inhaler Vigil’ To Highlight Philadelphia’s Poor Air Quality

Representatives from the Clean Air Council and the Sierra Club were on Independence Mall in front of a giant inflatable hand holding an inhaler, talking about the difficulty of living with asthma in areas of poor air quality.

07/14/2011

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New Report Released By Columbia University Links Children With Asthma To Cockroach Exposure

A study conducted by Columbia University researchers reveals neighborhoods where children have a high rate of asthma are twice as likely to have antibodies combating cockroach protein in their blood, meaning they were exposed to the bug and probably allergic.

06/18/2011

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Doctors Discover More People Developing Food Allergies That Present Like Asthma

Dr. Brian Berberian, a gastroenterologist at Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center in Camden calls it asthma of the esophagus.

05/08/2011

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Runners Take Their Mark At The 30th Annual 5k Run For Clear Air

Two thousand runners participated in the 30th annual 5k run for clean air Saturday morning along the Schuylkill River.

04/16/2011

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Health Watch: Alternative Asthma Treatment

With asthma cases on the rise a simple breathing technique may bring relief, helping patients stay away from medication. Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl is On Your Side with more.

02/22/2011

Report: Ingredient in Tylenol Increases Teen Asthma Risk

The medication in Tylenol and many other pain relievers is being linked to some respiratory and skin illnesses.

08/13/2010

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