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Exposure to certain airborne chemicals linked to immune system effects and asthma diagnosis in children

By Megan Brown, American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology – 11/6/2013 Outside air pollutants are a known trigger of asthma, the most common chronic disease in children according to the World Health Organization, but whether these pollutants actually cause new cases of asthma is still being investigated. Research from the 2013 Annual Meeting of Continue Reading

Allergy & Asthma Specialists provides asthma training to Chesapeake Public Schools K-12 nurses

The seminar covered: • How to recognize Exercise Induced Asthma and what to do. • Activities that put student-athletes at greater risk for developing asthma. • Approximately 70% of asthmatics suffer from allergies. • Treating allergies results in improved asthma control. • Albuterol may become weight-based because of our child obesity problem. • The consequences Continue Reading