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Asthma Stays With You for Life

A huge Canadian study shows that once you’re diagnosed with asthma, you’re very likely stuck with it for life.

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Moderate Drinking May Protect Against Asthma

Those who are moderate imbibers of wine and beer may be staving off asthma. But don’t drink too much!

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Group Assails Delay in Smog Standards

President Obama has chosen to delay a new National Air Quality Standard for ground level ozone – a move that jeopardizes the health of millions of Americans with asthma and other respiratory conditions.

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Gene Linked to Asthma in African-Americans

As many as 29 percent of those of African descent are found to have a gene that makes them susceptible to asthma.

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Asthma Increases Other Risks

A new study shows that having asthma increases the risk of developing diabetes and heart disease.

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Warnings Get in Smokers’ Faces

New warnings on cigarette packages will cover 75 per cent of the surface area. Experts agree: bigger warnings will be more effective.

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Can Facebook Trigger Asthma?

A heartbroken 18-year-old man experienced shortness of breath whenever viewing his ex-girlfriend’s profile.

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Asthma Rates Drop

The rate of asthma in children between the ages of 2 and 7 has fallen significantly in Canada – to 10 per cent from 13 per cent.

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Vitamin D May Combat Mold

More praise for vitamin D. New research suggests it may be effective in treating mold allergy that is a common trigger in asthma flare-ups.

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Mother Seeks Apology

A New York mother says a police officer blocked her from getting to hospital as her daughter was having a fatal asthma attack. Now, she is asking for an apology.

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