Oil Fracking and Asthma

More than 25 million U.S. adults and children have asthma, a disease that narrows airways in the lungs. Symptoms include wheezing, breathing difficulties and chest tightness, and they can sometimes flare up with exposure to dust, air pollution and stress. Previous research has found heavy air pollution in areas where oil and gas drilling is booming. Industry groups responding to the new research...
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Pretzel Recall

Baptista’s Bakery, Inc. announced a voluntary recall of a limited number of 30 oz. Snack Factory® Original Pretzel Crisps® packages because they may contain undeclared milk ingredients. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume the affected product. See full recall information from the FDA...
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Thanksgiving and Food Allergies

It’s almost time to get your gobble on! With Thanksgiving on the horizon, we thought we’d take some time to talk about food allergy avoidance strategies. Preparation is key (both in the kitchen and in life!)


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Asthma Management During a Snowpocalypse

The recent snow had many people stranded on interstates, walking in the cold, or seeking shelter in unfamiliar places. This can lead to asthma flares, and can be especially dangerous if you’re caught without your asthma medication. Here are some tips to help you make it through these types of situations should they happen in the future.


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