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Healthcare Needs to Lead the Fight Against Climate Change
Health & Wellness  (tags: Asthma, climate-change, CO2emissions, environment, global warming, green house gases, health conditions, medicine, world )

- 2112 days ago -
As people continue to learn more about climate change, they are beginning to realize that it fundamentally is a health issue that will affect everyone in the world.
Famous Moms Support Clean Air Standards to Protect Kids' Health
Health & Wellness  (tags: clean air, children, asthma )

- 2465 days ago -
This week, championship boxer and mother Laila Ali joined a host of other famous moms, including Julianne Moore, Jessica Capshaw, Christina Applegate and Maya Rudolph, by launching a new PSA for Moms Clean Air Force, calling on moms to unite in support...
Why GMO Foods Have Failed at Producing Healthy Food for More People
Health & Wellness  (tags: agriculture, allergies, asthma, autism, diet, disease, environment, food, GMOs, health, nutrition )

- 3105 days ago -
GMO seeds are costly to patent, legally can't be saved, need increased levels of toxins to control weeds and are artificially injected with foreign proteins
Starfish Could Provide Non-Sticky Cure for Asthma and Arthritis, Say Marine Scientists
Health & Wellness  (tags: Starfish, asthma, arthritis, science, treatment )

- 3113 days ago -
Starfish may soon provide an unlikely treatment for inflammatory conditions such as asthma and arthritis, according to marine scientists.A team from the Scottish Association for Marine Science have been studying the slimy substance that coats the spiny...
Taste Buds in Lungs Discovery Could Ease Asthma
Health & Wellness  (tags: lungs, asthma, receptors, buds, breathing )

- 3159 days ago -
The discovery of "taste receptors" in the lungs rather than on the tongue could point the way to new medicines for asthma, it is suggested.
Antibiotics Investigated as Asthma, Allergy Cause
Health & Wellness  (tags: antibiotics, asthma, allergy, cold, childhood, life )

- 3166 days ago -
Could giving infants antibiotics in their first year of life trigger asthma and allergies that develop later on in childhood?
GMO Food Allergies
Health & Wellness  (tags: allergies, asthma, autism, diet, environment, food, GMO, health, pesticides )

- 3217 days ago -
In the last twenty years, there has been an epidemic increase in allergies, asthma, auto-immune disorders, ADHD, and autism, Today, it is estimated that 20% of American children have allergies.
Pesticide-Induced Diseases Database Launched
Health & Wellness  (tags: agriculture, asthma, autism, bees, biodiversity, cancer, disease, environment, food, health, organics, pesticides. wildlife, water )

- 3224 days ago -
Links to pesticide exposure are being found to a number of preventable diseases -- including asthma, autism and learning disabilities, birth defects and reproductive dysfunction, diabetes, Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases, and several types of cancer.
New Insights Into Allergy-Related Disorders in Children
Health & Wellness  (tags: Allergies, asthma, Disorders, Researches, Health, Children )

- 3425 days ago -
Allergies and asthma are a continuing health problem in most developed countries, but just how do these ailments develop over the course of a childhood?
Asthma and Humidity
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, preventative, humidity, asthma, protection )

- 3614 days ago -
If you find your asthma symptoms seem to heat up on hot summer days, the humidity and high temperatures just may be to blame. For some people, cold weather seems to be their biggest trigger. But for others, the heat and humidity of summer
Tree Lined Streets Have Fewer Young Children With Asthma
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, health, environment, interesting, research, asthma )

- 4065 days ago -
In total, 9% of young children had asthma. For every standard deviation increase in tree density, 343 trees per square kilometer, asthma rates in this age group fell by almost a quarter
Traffic Exhaust Can Cause Asthma, Allergies, Impaired Respiratory Function in Children
Health & Wellness  (tags: child health, child neglect, asthma, allergies, impaired repiratory function, infant risk )

- 4086 days ago -
Children exposed to high levels of air pollution during their first year of life run a greater risk of developing asthma, pollen allergies, and impaired respiratory function. However, genetic factors are also at play.
Special Camps Help Kids With Asthma Cope
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, asthma, health, camp, illness, humans )

- 4183 days ago -
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Attending a special asthma camp can help children improve their asthma management skills, a new study shows. However, more than one third of the children still had poorly controlled asthma, despite being under a doctor's care.
Pesticides May Cause Asthma Among Farm Women
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, women, asthma, pesticides, farms, allergic, warning, study, research, illness )

- 4184 days ago -
(HealthDay News) -- Farm women who come in contact with some widely used pesticides may have an increased risk of developing allergic asthma, a new study suggests. However, the risk of developing non-allergic asthma does not increase for women exposed to
Food Additives Making Kids Crazy
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, food, kids, food additives, adverse behavioural reactions, allergies, asthma, hyperactivity, artificial colours )

- 4202 days ago -
HUNDREDS of popular Australian children's snack foods and sweets are laced with suspect additives which international researchers have linked to adverse behavioural reactions.

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