Category: Health

Asthma Inhalers

Researchers Close in on Asthma Cure

Researchers from Cardiff University, King’s College London and the Mayo Clinic believe they have identified the root cause of asthma and an existing drug that offers the potential of curing the disease. In a...

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9 Common Asthma Triggers and How to Fight Them

Any number of things in the home can trigger an asthma attack or discomfort, forcing suffers to turn to inhalers or other medications for relief. But the best “treatment” for asthma sufferers is prevention,...

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What You Need to Know About Asthma

With May being Asthma Awareness Month (and May 6 World Asthma Day), we thought we’d start the month with an overview of what asthma is, what it’s not and what you can do about...

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Coping with Spring Allergies

It looks like some of us, at least, can stop asking “Will Spring ever get here?” For the rest of us, we can take comfort in looking at a calendar that says “April” and...

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Treating Household Burns

Ever burn yourself on a hot iron or stove and rub butter on it? That’s what moms have done for years, and while it feels good, it can make things worse. According to the...

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What to Do If You Get Frostbite

So, it, it seems as if the winter weather/wind chill advisories just keep coming, and while this wind chill chart can help you be better prepared if you have to go out into dangerously...

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Treating Pain in Your Dog

If you’re like most people, you reach for aspirin, ibuprofen or some other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, or NSAID, when you want to relieve pain. So it should be no surprise that NSAIDs also are...