Asthma

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Breathing Problems Could Be Caused By Vocal Cord Dysfunction, Not Asthma

If you are having trouble breathing, but none of the treatments for asthma seem to be working, it might not be asthma at all.

11/19/2012

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New Study Aims To Determine Relation Between Vitamins & Asthma

Are vitamins and asthma related? Previous studies show that lung function is worse in asthmatic children with a vitamin D deficiency, even when treated with inhaled steroids.

10/22/2012

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Could Acetaminophen Worsen Asthma Symptoms?

The study published today in the journal “Pediatrics” basically says, acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol, can spark new cases of asthma and make existing cases worse.

11/07/2011

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Asthma Expert Talks About Protecting Kids From “September Spike”

Ever heard of the “September Spike?” Every year, it happens around the third week of September. It’s when cases of asthma increase in local schools.

08/31/2011

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Singer Meat Loaf Finishes Performance After Passing Out

There were some scary moments for concert-goers Thursday night when singer Meat Loaf collapsed while on stage at the Trib Amphitheater.

07/29/2011

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Can Vitamin D Help Asthma Sufferers?

Local asthma researchers want to see if vitamin D along with inhaled steroids will help decrease symptoms.

04/21/2011

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Injection Helping Asthma Sufferers

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Nathan Wright is a typical 11-year-old boy who likes to pass the pigskin and shoot hoops, but because of allergies and asthma, he feels different from other kids. “They can do so […]

11/18/2010

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