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Neighborhood Factors in Childhood May Influence Asthma Risk

High-opportunity locations tied to lower asthma incidence vs those with low opportunity

Aug 29, 2023
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Canadian Wildfire Smoke Increased Asthma-Related ED Visits in the U.S.

New York saw an 82% increase in such visits on the day with the highest recorded pollution

Aug 25, 2023
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Pediatric Asthma Risk Score Robust Across Diverse Backgrounds

PARS performed similarly in patients of different racial and ethnic backgrounds, study reports

Aug 14, 2023
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Pediatric Allergic March Supported by Nationwide EHR Data

Constellation of comorbid allergic conditions common among children

Jul 26, 2023
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Opinion
None of Your Patients Are Safe From Wildfires

We must do more to protect people from the health risks

Jun 13, 2023
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Opinion
Schools Aren't Prepared to Treat Asthma Attacks

Every school should have a stock albuterol program

Jun 06, 2023
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Biologic Reduced Cough, Phlegm in Severe, Uncontrolled Asthma

Separate trial analysis of tezepelumab showed no significant differences by sex

May 24, 2023
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Economic Impact of Racial Health Inequities; Obesity and Cancer Risk

Also in TTHealthWatch: exercise and infectious disease risk

May 20, 2023
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Kids' Asthma Improves After Moving to Better-Resourced Neighborhoods

Helping families move to areas with less pollution or stressors eased symptoms, exacerbations

May 16, 2023
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RSV Infection in Infancy Linked to Later Asthma

Could preventing RSV infections reduce childhood asthma by 15%?

Apr 20, 2023
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Asthma, Eczema Tied to Osteoarthritis Risk

Suggests OA is not just about wear and tear

Mar 29, 2023
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Digital Inhalers May Improve Uncontrolled Asthma Management

Digital tools led to increased adherence and less medication escalation, trial reports

Mar 23, 2023
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Long-Term Exposure to Extreme Temps Tied to Newborn Lung Function

Exposure to both heat and cold associated with decreased lung volume, higher respiratory rates

Mar 17, 2023
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Study Reassures on Asthma Med Use in Pregnancy and Kids' Neuropsych Risks

Use of leukotriene-receptor antagonists not tied to risks of ADHD, autism, Tourette syndrome

Mar 07, 2023
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