Pets are now allowed to travel in airplane cabins on Air Canada and WestJet flights. An online campaign launched by the Canadian Lung Association is urging politicians to step in to help protect those with asthma and allergies.
From the magazine’s archives. A study of more than 200,000 children around the world has left many parents of babies skittish about using fever-reducing drugs, such as Tempra and Tylenol. The study, released in 2008, concludes that infants given acetaminophen may be at risk for developing asthma later in childhood. However, a leading Canadian pediatric… Read more »
With pets allowed to travel in the airplane cabin, WestJet’s pet-friendly policy means that customers with allergies and asthma are getting the cold shoulder.
Third-hand smoke is a new name for an old problem: smoke particles that linger on hair, skin, clothes, furniture, carpet and toys, long after the smoker has butted out. Third-hand smoke contains the same toxic chemicals – such as lead and arsenic – as second-hand smoke. Third-hand smoke can harm infants and babies Even if… Read more »