Welcome Spring and Still Survive Your Allergies
SUNDAY, March 19, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- If you have seasonal
allergies, the arrival of spring on Monday is probably less about
warmth and flowers and more about itchy eyes and congestion.
Centuries of Climate May Have Shaped Your Nose
THURSDAY, March 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Love your nose or
hate it, you can perhaps blame ancestral climates for how it looks
today, new research suggests.
Black Americans More Likely to Skip Flu Shot
WEDNESDAY, March 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- More than half of
American adults don't get an annual flu shot, and black Americans
are even less likely to do so because of concerns about side
effects, researchers report.
U.S. Medical Groups Sound the Alarm on Climate Change
WEDNESDAY, March 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Climate change is
not only an environmental issue, but a major threat to public
health, according to 11 U.S. medical societies.
Banishing Asthma-Inducing Mice Allergens on the Cheap
TUESDAY, March 7, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Professional pest
management may not be needed to control asthma in kids with a mouse
allergy, researchers say.
City Tax on Cars Cut Pollution, Kids' Asthma Risk
TUESDAY, March 7, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A tax designed to
reduce mid-city traffic in Stockholm, Sweden, was tied to a
reduction in asthma attacks in children, a new study suggests.
Asthma Much More Lethal for Black Children, Study Finds
SATURDAY, March 4, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Asthma attacks can
prove deadly to kids, but a new study shows that black American
children are six times more likely to die of the illness than their
white or Hispanic peers.
Can Mom's Vitamin E Head Off Child's Asthma Risk?
SATURDAY, March 4, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Kids born to moms
with low levels of vitamin E might be more likely to develop
asthma, new research suggests.
FDA Approves New Treatment for Dust Mite Allergies
THURSDAY, March 2, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A new treatment for
dust mite allergies has won approval from the U.S. Food and Drug
Antiviral Flu Drugs Safe in Mid-to-Late Pregnancy: Study
WEDNESDAY, March 1, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Taking antiviral
drugs to prevent or treat flu during pregnancy doesn't appear to
put the health of the fetus at risk, a new study finds.