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 […]
Vaccines are celebrated for their part in fighting disease.But, a growing group of peopleseem to believe that they endanger our health, instead of protecting it.The Internet is full of stories about allergic reactions,the onset of disabilities,and even death following vaccination appointments.And, it’s true vaccines can have side effects.Let’s look at how they work, and how […]
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 […]
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Using a Metered Dose Inhaler about one to two inches from mouth. Take off the inhaler cap and make sure the mouthpiece and spray hole are clean. Shake the inhaler 10 to 15 times. Without the inhaler, take a deep breath and breathe out all the way. Hold the inhaler upright. with the spray hole […]
>>Good afternoon. I’m commander Ibad Khan and I’m representing the clinician outreach and communication activity, COCA, with the emergency risk communication branch at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. I’d like to welcome you to today’s COCA call, 2019-2020 Recommendations for Influenza Prevention and Treatment in Children: An Update for Pediatric Providers. You may […]
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 […]
JAMASON: I have asthma attacks pretty often, pretty frequently. Um, and I try to stay away from cigarette smoke because it — it triggers my asthma. And — and it — it hurts. When people are smoking around me, I have to tell them, could they either put it out or go down or some […]