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All articles from: October, 2013

Study: BCG asthma vaccine stops being effective during adolescence

Several years ago, the Manchester Community Asthma Study (MANCAS) found that a neonatal treatment called the Bacillus Calmette–Guérin (BCG) vaccine reduced the chances of children developing asthma symptoms such as wheezing between the ages of six and 11.

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The first few frosts bring relief for seasonal allergy sufferers

Whether you dread winter or look forward to it, the fact is that if you’re one of the millions of Americans who suffers from seasonal allergies, this frigid time of year will bring on significant relief from your seasonal allergies.

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Certain asthma inhalers won’t be available come December 31 – is yours one of them?

If you’re one of the millions of people in the United States who suffers from asthma and you’ve been using Combivent Inhalation Aerosol or Maxair Autohaler products to treat your symptoms, you’re going to have to find a new medication in the coming months.

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Don’t let allergies or asthma stop you from running a marathon

If you’re one of the millions of Americans who has asthma, you may think that the idea of running a marathon seems crazy.

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