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Despite Racial Differences In Asthma Prevalence, Success In Disease Management Is Becoming Equal

Posted 08.22.2014 | Parents

BY SHEREEN LEHMAN NEW YORK Thu Aug 21, 2014 3:58pm EDT NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – A new analysis of U.S. childhood asthma statistics finds ...

Breathe Easy: Addressing the Root Causes of Asthma

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Asthma results from inflammation in the lungs. Rather than suppressing inflammation with powerful steroid medication (which is what most inhalers contain), we need to ask a different question.

Code Blue in a Dark Room

Rob Taub | Posted 10.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Rob Taub

Unfortunately, because asthma doesn't present us with any external tangible existence, adult sufferers are often maligned at the office. Burton Rocks is on a mission to help people with and without asthma and I can't think of a better representative.

Cleaner Air With New Fuel and Vehicle Standards

Gene Karpinski | Posted 06.20.2013 | Green
Gene Karpinski

With more than half of all Americans still living in places with dangerous levels of pollution in the air, it is now more important than ever that we finalize these new fuel and vehicle standards.

Doctor Saves 'Lifeless' Boy He Encountered On The Road

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.18.2013 | Good News

An 11-year-old South Carolina boy having an asthma attack told his mother, "I'm dying," and then stopped breathing, the Orange County Register reports...

Our Families Deserve Clean Air

Dra. Evelyn Montalvo-Stanton | Posted 08.01.2012 | Latino Voices
Dra. Evelyn Montalvo-Stanton

As a pediatric pulmonologist I see the burden faced by families due to asthma on a daily basis. The emotional, physical, and economic costs are overwhelming.

Lynne Peeples

Fighting For Air: Childhood Asthma On The Rise As Political Battles Threaten Clean Air Rules | Lynne Peeples | Posted 03.14.2012 | Green

Asthma was once just an academic concern for Sylvia Brandt, who has spent years studying the chronic lung condition and calculating its tragic toll. N...

Man Dies of Apparent Asthma Attack After Arrest, Cops Say

| Posted 02.22.2012 | New York

By Tuan Nguyen and Patrick Hedlund MANHATTAN -- A man died of an apparent asthma attack after cops arrested him inside a Washington Heights restaur...

More Asthma Than Ever, But Why?

Deepak Chopra | Posted 12.19.2011 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

I feel that the conquest of asthma, along with associated disorders where the immune system makes drastic, sometimes lethal mistakes, depends on understanding the innate intelligence in every cell.

Mom Sues Over Computer Glitch That Killed Son

Posted 10.11.2011 | Denver

A 2009 paperwork error at Denver County Human Services that resulted in the death of a 9-year-old boy has turned into a lawsuit. The Denver Post repo...

Dead Man Waking: Alive After 21 Hours In Morgue Fridge

AP | By NASTASYA TAY | Posted 09.24.2011 | Weird News

JOHANNESBURG -- A South African man awoke to find himself in a morgue fridge – nearly a day after his family thought he had died, a health offic...

Alfonso Mendez, NYPD Officer, Suspended For Not Helping Dying Girl Briana Ojeda

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A police officer accused of not helping an 11-year-old girl dying of an asthma attack has been suspended without pay. Brooklyn mothe...

Harold Dow Died Of Asthma Behind The Wheel

TIME | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

But late last night, Dow's family released a statement linking his death to an asthma attack behind the wheel. The CBS News report reveals that, accor...

Colorado State-Benefits Error Kills 9-Year-Old

The Denver Post | Allison Sherry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A Montbello mother says her 9-year-old son's death from severe asthma could have been prevented had Denver Human Services resolved problems with his M...