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Grant provides free screenings to kids at-risk for asthma
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Children considered at-risk for asthma received a free assessment Thursday at Jersey City Medical Center/Barnabas Health. For the second year, the Boys & Girls Clubs of New Jersey received a $600,000 grant from The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey to …

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Childhood asthma may raise risks of shingles
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In a population-based study published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Mayo Clinic researchers build on previous research from 2013, which linked asthma in childhood with an increased risk of shingles. “Asthma represents one of the …

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Autism Risk Tied to Prenatal Asthma Drug Expo…
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6, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Children whose mothers took certain asthma drugs during pregnancy may have a slightly increased risk of autism, a new study suggests. The study, published online Jan. 6 in Pediatrics, found a connection between autism risk …

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Shingles Risk 70% Higher for Adults With Asthma
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Asthma is an unrecognized risk factor for herpes zoster (shingles) in adults, and clinicians should consider vaccinating asthmatics at least 50 years old as a target group, according to a study published online December 28 in the Journal of Allergy and …

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Kids' asthma rates quiet down after earlier increase: Study
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CHICAGO • Asthma rates in U.S. children have quieted down after a decades-long increase, a government study found, and researchers are trying to pinpoint reasons that would explain the trend. A possible plateau in childhood obesity rates and declines …

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The asthma epidemic levels off for most, not for poor children or kids in the …
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(CNN) The "asthma epidemic" became a serious public health concern as more children were diagnosed with asthma in the last few decades, but those numbers may finally have plateaued for children overall, according to a new study. The news is not so …

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Pets link to decreased asthma
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HOUSTON – For many families, having a pet in the home is not an option because of allergies or asthma. But there's new research that shows having a dog could actually help prevent the onset of asthma symptoms. Melissa Caballero's son, Roan, was born a …

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Pets may lower asthma risk in children
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The beneficial link between pets and asthma may be what Dr. Malka refers to as the 'hygiene hypothesis', that kids these days are kept away from naturally occurring elements in the environment that could actually help strengthen their immune system, …

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FDA advisers recommend approval of asthma drug for adults
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An FDA advisory committee has recommended the agency approve Teva Pharmaceutical's experimental drug reslizumab for severe asthma in patients aged 18 years and older. Reslizumab is an antibody drug designed to be given intravenously once every …

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