Springfield Children at Higher Risk for Asthma | Connecting Point | July 10, 2018
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October

Springfield Children at Higher Risk for Asthma | Connecting Point | July 10, 2018

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>>>KIDS IN SPRINGFIELD ARE BEING HIT HARD BY ASTHMA LATELY. MORE THAN ONE IN FIVE OF THE CITY’S KIDS HAVE THE DISEASE, AND THEY ARE TWICE AS LIKELY AS OTHER MASSACHUSETTS KIDS TO WIND UP IN THE E.R. BECAUSE OF IT. WHY? AND WHAT DOES IT FEEL LIKE TO DEAL WITH ASTHMA EVERY DAY? DR. […]



As U.S. Child Asthma Rates Soar, EPA Fights for Big Coal’s Agenda
09
October

As U.S. Child Asthma Rates Soar, EPA Fights for Big Coal’s Agenda

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GREGORY WILPERT: It’s the Real News Network and I’m Gregory Wilpert coming to you from Quito, Ecuador. More than 40% of Americans, that’s over 125 million people, live in areas that fail to meet national ambient air-quality standards, according to the American Lung Association’s report, State of the Air 2017. Yet Donald Trump’s Environmental Protection […]


Healthbreak:  Childhood Asthma
09
October

Healthbreak: Childhood Asthma

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(dramatic music) – [Narrator] Healthbreak is brought to you by Coliseum Health Systems. – Six million children have asthma and it’s one of the most common reasons kids come to the emergency room. Dr. Mickey Bansal says Coliseum Medical Centers and Coliseum North Side are ready. – Here at Coliseum we have our pediatricians trained […]


Michelle’s Asthma Story: The Burden of Childhood Asthma

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“It’s alright bubba, it’s alright.” “I’m just getting you breathing.” “It’s ok, baby.” We have watched him go down in front of emergency doctors at the hospital, and deteriorate. He has gone to the point where they said the only option left is to put breathing tubes down. And they actually asked me to leave […]


Childhood Asthma: Why Does It Matter?
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September

Childhood Asthma: Why Does It Matter?

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[MUSIC PLAYING] BARBARA: About 7 million children in this country currently have asthma. 4.1 million of these children had an asthma attack in the last year. DR. WOLF: People who are at greater risk are those with allergies, those with a family history of asthma and those who have a predisposition to develop the swelling […]


Childhood Asthma: Clinical Presentation – Pediatric Pulmonology | Lecturio
09
September

Childhood Asthma: Clinical Presentation – Pediatric Pulmonology | Lecturio

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

So if you are examining a child who you suspect have asthma, it’s important, first off, to note their overall appearance and whether they have respiratory distress. In a child with asthma who is in respiratory distress, we are going to first address their respiratory distress and later ask the question about whether maybe this […]


Childhood Asthma: What Can I Do About It?
02
September

Childhood Asthma: What Can I Do About It?

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[MUSIC PLAYING] DR. WOLF: Asthma is not curable and asthma does not go away. With taking medication, with avoiding triggers, it is certainly possible for the child to lead a normal life. BARBARA: Since Americans spend more than 90% of their time indoors, indoor allergens and irritants are a major cause of asthma symptoms. DR. […]


Childhood Asthma: Triggers Hiding in the Home
01
September

Childhood Asthma: Triggers Hiding in the Home

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , /

[MUSIC PLAYING] JILL: Many Americans have asthma, kids, teens and adults. But it can be controlled through medication therapy and the removal of triggers, especially in the home. Asthma triggers are all around us. Triggers are things that make a person’s asthma worse. There are two types. Allergens are specific to that individual and cause […]


Mobile Care Chicago Serves Children With Asthma
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August

Mobile Care Chicago Serves Children With Asthma

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MATT: Our vans are seeing kids who are being left out of the health care system. [MUSIC PLAYING] Mobile Care Chicago was started by four physicians in the late 1990s. They were appalled by the idea that someone could die from a completely controllable disease. The more they looked into it, the more they saw […]