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Central valley town trying something new to combat asthma
napavalleyregister.com

FRESNO — Stephani Pineda, a program coordinator for the Central California Asthma Collaborative, has walked through dozens of homes in Fresno County making recommendations to families whose children are at risk of asthma emergencies. Her mission …

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Why stress may be fueling the childhood asthma epidemic
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Editor's note: This story is part of a joint series by the PBS NewsHour and The Detroit News examining the latest research on the role chronic stress may play in the growing childhood asthma epidemic. Read more on The Detroit News's website, and watch …

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Mother's surgery, kids' asthma set family back
www.mansfieldnewsjournal.com

MANSFIELD – A mother's surgery and her children's asthma have set back the family in the fourth Brighten A Christmas profile. Both parents work, but Mom had surgery late in the summer, preventing her from going back to her job until earlier this month.

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Air pollution linked to asthma in children and teens
www.foxnews.com

While previous research has linked asthma to air pollution exposure in early childhood, the current study offers new evidence that this connection extends into adolescence, said lead author Dr. Ulrike Gehring, a researcher at Utrecht University in The …

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EPA Recognizes Dallas For Working To Fight Asthma Triggers
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“According to the Children's Health 2015 Beyond ABC report, Dallas is among the most ozone-polluted counties in the U.S., and we know pollution is a key trigger of asthma,” said Cheryl McCarver, vice president of The Health and Wellness Alliance for …

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Community Briefs: KOTM awarded grant, New Asthma home visit program, Utah …
www.heraldextra.com

The Utah County Health Department is pleased to announce the launch of a new home visit program for youth with asthma living in Utah County. About 7 percent of Utah children have asthma — almost 58,000. The program is new to Utah County and actively …

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High Physical Activity Tied to Poor Asthma Control in Females
www.medscape.com

In a study of 526 adolescents and young adults who were asked about how much they exercised, researchers found that compared with moderate physical activity, high physical activity levels were linked with poorer asthma control in females, but not males.

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Want to reduce asthma meds?
www.fredericksburg.com

It is common for patients and doctors to test if taking less daily asthma medicine is safe—primarily because of the high cost of asthma medicine. However, deciding when to reduce daily asthma medicines can be challenging, and it would be helpful to …

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New Asthma Drug Stops Attacks
abc30.com

Imagine struggling to fill your lungs with air and with each breath, feeling like you're suffocating. That's what happens to more than 18-million Americans who suffer from asthma. Medications, shots, inhalers and steroids help most people keep it under …

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