• Aspirin, Pain Relief and Fever Control

    Good News for Pain Relief and Fever Control in Young Children with Asthma

    In the last few years, a few studies have suggested that the use of acetominophen (Tylenol) can be associated with increased asthma symptoms and exacerbations. As a result, there have been recommendations to completely avoid acetominophen use for either pain relief or fever control in children with asthma. Unfortunately, these studies did not take into […]

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  • Weight Affects Asthma, Healthy Vegetables

    How Your Weight Affects Your Asthma

    The increasing overall incidence of asthma in children over the past 2-3 decades actually parallels the increase in obesity. There is a direct connection between higher body mass index (weight), irritability of the airways and the development of asthma symptoms in children. A study in the American Journal of Epidemiology, that analyzed the medical records […]

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  • Dara Torres

    Dara Dares Defy the Odds at 41

    At 41 years old, Dara Torres became the first U.S. swimmer in history to compete in five Olympics stretching from 1984 to 2008. A 12-time medalist, she won three silvers in the 2008 Beijing Games, becoming one of only a handful of Olympians to earn medals in five different competitions. During these Games, Dara faced […]

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