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Vintage Finds for a Cool & Breathable Space

Hunting for antiques and salvaged stone and wood is easy on the environment and the wallet. And done the right way, it’s smart for asthma, too. From Allergic Living magazine; to subscribe click here. Joanne Palmisano jokes that, for someone with serious allergies to dust and mold – not to mention horses, mice and more – she might […]

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Asthma in Winter: The Keys to Gaining Control E-Book

Our guide is full of practical, at-home steps you can take to be more vigilant about trigger management, even in adverse conditions, inside and out.

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How to Defeat Dust Mites

They prowl our beds and sofas, invisible to us, but hugely allergenic. Here’s the latest on dust mites, and what you can do to protect your family.

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How to Avoid Holiday Asthma Triggers

Tackle asthma triggers before you head to or host events to ensure that you have a healthy and happy holiday season.

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Asthma Triggers

Avoiding the Triggers of Your Asthma It is important to know what triggers your asthma, so that you can avoid that trigger as much as possible. The following are some potential triggers, and advice on how to avoid them. Pet dander If animal dander, for example, from a cat or dog, triggers your asthma, experts […]

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Pet Allergies: A Gander at Dander

The doctor’s advice sounds clear enough – if pets make you wheeze and sneeze, stay away. But anyone with animal allergies knows life isn’t always so simple. Some people whose eyes are aflame after five minutes near a sheepdog can live with a poodle without ever cracking a tissue box. Others find that regularly bathing […]

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Asthma and Smog: Does Air Pollution Cause Asthma?

Air pollution irritates this lung condition. But could smog cause asthma?

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Running on Empty: The Crisis in Asthma Control

Asthmatics are living half lives, shunning exercise, medications and coughing their way through the night. It doesn’t have to be this way. Adrienne Smith has been battling with her asthma since she was diagnosed at the age of 13. For Smith, high school gym class was particulary difficult: she would often get a crushing feeling […]

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Beware the Back-to-School Asthma Spike

Much work is being done to educate North Americans about controlling asthma, and hospital admissions are down. But what remains consistently unimproved is the so-called asthma spike – the day on which many parents will show up at the hospital with school-age children in the throes of asthma attacks. Using data accumulated since 1990, scientists […]

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Should We Ban Smoking in Cars with Children?

The town of Wolfville, Nova Scotia grabbed headlines last fall when it banned smoking in cars that are carrying children under the age of 18. Today, many Canadians are talking about this burning issue, and The Lung Association has launched a campaign to lobby for smoke-free family cars in every province and territory. To date, […]

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