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Millennial to Millennial: I Need You to Stay at Home This Weekend
We all think we’re young, in great health, and having the best time of our lives. On the flip side, student debt is mounting, daylights saving is still messing with our sleep patterns and now we’re adding a pandemic to the list.
Top Story: Top Tips for Coping During COVID-19 Crisis
The global coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, ever evolving and altering our physical reality (e-learning at home – work from home – eat at home), has a significant impact on our state of mind as well.
American Lung Association Researcher at Helm of Protein Discovery that Constrains COVID-19
COVID-19 is currently the top story worldwide. Other events of the new year seemingly pale in comparison to how this evolving health crisis – now upgraded to a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO) – continues to unapologetically consume our daily lives.
Combatting coughs, cold and other childhood respiratory illnesses
It’s a scene familiar to most parents: You are woken up in the middle of the night to your child, standing next to your bed, sniffling and coughing, complaining of feeling hot and sick.
Treating Severe Asthma: It’s Personal
With asthma you may feel like control is out of reach. It can be frustrating to suffer from asthma symptoms such as chest tightness, shortness of breath, coughing and wheezing, even though you are using your quick-relief inhaler as prescribed and long-term controller medication daily.
Pneumonia and Asthma…Why Should I Worry?
Management of your asthma may vary slightly from another person depending on the type of asthma you have. Understanding pneumonia, how people with asthma have an increased risk for developing pneumonia, and how to prevent getting pneumonia are important aspects of managing your asthma.
Uncontrolled Asthma vs. Severe Asthma: How to Get the Right Diagnosis
More than 25 million Americans struggle with asthma, a chronic condition that makes breathing difficult. Many times, regular flare-ups can be treated with a combination of quick-relief and controller medications. Unfortunately, this may not be enough to get your symptoms under control.
Getting Up Close and Personal with Radon
After listing our home for sale, we received an offer, contingent upon a radon test and a mitigation system, if the level tested too high. I thought nothing of it since I had tested my home three years prior.
Asthma and Indoor Air
A new season can bring a whole new collection of asthma triggers. Here are some simple tips to help keep your asthma under control during the winter.
2019 Highlights in Lung Health
As the year comes to an end and we reflect on 2019, it’s clear that this was a record year for the American Lung Association and all who support our mission.
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