Encouraging Your Child to Use a Nebulizer

A nebulizer can be an effective method for giving your child his/her asthma medicine.  Typically, you’ll only need to use one for five to ten minutes to get a full dose.  All your … [Read more...]

May 3 is World Asthma Day 2011

From the US Dept of Health and Human Services: May 3 is a day to reflect on the impact of Asthma, a chronic lung disease that affects people of all ages. In the United States, more than 22 million … [Read more...]

Bel Air, MD Chiropractic Health Tip of The Day

I just found this health related video on YouTube ... and thought you might enjoy it! http://www.youtube.com/v/R7KXcq5GKkc?f=videos&app=youtube_gdata www.RestoreLifeFlow.com … [Read more...]

How asthma protects (yes!) you from cancer

My family has a history of asthma. One of my sons is suffering from wheezing and eczema. How can I say that these are good things to have, that they are actually blessings in disguise. But that is … [Read more...]

Chorioamnionitis, preterm birth, and asthma

Is asthma predetermined in the womb? The results of a recent study point to this. Chorioamnionitis is an infection of the uterine cavity caused by bacteria. When chorioamnionitis occurs together with … [Read more...]

Traffic pollution and wheezing

Wheezing in children is becoming more common. One of my sons suffers from wheezing since he was a baby. Although not considered to be serious, it is nevertheless not a nice sound to hear. Butwhat is … [Read more...]

Swimming: good or bad for asthma?

It’s been freezing outside for days and the kids have eventually lost the enthusiasm for snow games. Now, what can we do in terms of exercise? The answer is swimming in indoor, heated swimming … [Read more...]

TV time and asthma

Too much “screen time” for children is not healthy. Many research studies have shown this again and again. Time spent in front of the TV or the computer screen is sedentary time and this lack of … [Read more...]

US is best in cancer care but bad in others

Good news for cancer patients in the US, bad news for those with diabetes and asthma. Mark Pearson is the head of the health division at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development … [Read more...]

Parental stress and children’s asthma

It is a well-known fact that asthma attacks are triggered by air pollution, especially among children. A recent study by researchers at the University of California shows that another factor … [Read more...]

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