Parents get very sad when their child has a diagnosis of asthma and what I want to say is that for the majority of people they should be able to have normal, happy, healthy active, active lives and manage their asthma at the same time. As medical director, I believe that the biggest benefit we […]
STUDI: [ Speaking in Cherokee ] I know the problems the spread of illness can cause native people. Each year, more than 200,000 people are hospitalized with flu. Like all Americans, native peoples and tribal communities need to protect themselves. Flu spreads mainly from person to person through coughing or sneezing. MAN: [ Coughs ] […]
BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES>>This is about improving and saving people’s lives.>>Unfortunately, because of the secondhand smoke in the air, I had an asthma attack within 10 minutes, so I was forced to leave.>>The cancer, how I got it, was due to my exposure to secondhand smoke in […]
5 Things to know about Tuberculosis or (TB) 1. Anyone can get TB. TB bacteria are spread through the air when a person with TB disease coughs,speaks,or sings. 2. TB is not a disease of the past – CDC estimates up to 13 million people in the United States have latent TB infection. People with […]
Asthma is a significant problem in New York. We know the rates in certain parts of the city are much higher than other parts of the city, and higher than the country as a whole. The Environmental Public Health Tracking Network data has allowed us to look at seasonal differences in asthma and to share […]
(Nathan) When you smoke, it affects more than just your health. I love to dance. That’s something that I handed down to my family. I was pretty good at it too. Before my doctor told me that secondhand smoke at work caused me to have asthma attacks, infections, and lung damage. And I never smoked. […]
(TIFFANY) I quit smoking. But I still get those cravings. So, I talked to my doctor and with counseling, exercise and using the nicotine patch and gum I quit for good. My tip is: get help to find the best way for you to quit smoking. (Announcer) You can quit. For free help, visit CDC.GOV/TIPS.