Can what you eat affect asthma? Although research is far from definitive, there are some hints that this might be true. And it seems as if the same foods touted by experts to be good for our health overall are also less likely to exacerbate asthma.
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Two new studies conducted in Asia and published in the American Journal of Psychiatry report that asthma—and even days of unusually bad air pollution—appear to increase the risk of suicide.
New York City Fire Department rescue workers who were exposed to polluted air at the World Trade Center site had decreased lung function up to seven years after 9/11, a new study has found.
There may be a reason why children’s asthma rates are so high in urban areas. Youngsters with stressed-out parents and exposure to air pollution have a higher risk of asthma, according to a study in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
If your child has asthma, you may have been shocked to hear that a flu shot—long recommended for kids with asthma—doesn’t seem to prevent flu-related hospitalizations. The findings were presented this week at the annual meeting of the American Thoracic Society in San Diego, Calif. But don’t skip the shot just yet, experts warn.
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