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Summer Home Tips: Allergy Friendly

Robin Wilson | Posted 07.09.2012 | Green
Robin Wilson

As you return to your summer home, there are many things on the maintenance list and given the damp weather this year, many homeowners are reporting mold related issues. Plus, with the high pollen count and allergens, we are also hearing more about bouts of wheezing and sneezing.

Black With Asthma

Dominique Browning | Posted 06.06.2012 | Green
Dominique Browning

Reducing air pollution -- and the outpouring of mercury, a potent neurotoxin that disproportionately harms the developing brains, hearts and lungs of fetuses, babies, and toddlers -- is a social justice issue of profound significance.

Asthma and the African-American Community

Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins | Posted 10.04.2011 | Black Voices
Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins

While asthma impacts people young and old, from all races and backgrounds, the hard truth is that it's hitting the African-American community the hardest.

How Big Pharma Sucked Billions From Asthma Sufferers

Mother Jones | Posted 09.10.2011 | Green

If you or someone you know has asthma, you've probably noticed that the price of inhalers has jumped--from as little as $5 a few years ago to as much ...

Asthma Rates Rising, But Cause Unclear

Posted 07.04.2011 | Home

About 25 million Americans, or 1 in 12 people, have asthma, a figure that is rising despite efforts to control key asthma triggers such as indoor ...

The Link Between The Environment And Our Health

ScientificAmerican.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The realization that the pesticide-laced foods we eat, the smokestack-befouled air we breathe and the petrochemical-based products we use negatively a...

Childhood Asthma and Environmental Health

Floyd J. Malveaux, M.D., Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Floyd J. Malveaux, M.D., Ph.D.

Asthma's growing incidence in the United States, which some experts speculate is indirectly related to climate change, has left one in seven US children struggling with the condition.