Top Environmental Health Related Articles & Blog Posts

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    Bronchiolitis: A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis to Treatment to Prevention

    Introduction to bronchiolitis: Worried parents stand over the crib, listening to their baby cough and struggle to breathe. He may have bronchiolitis. Most parents have heard of pneumonia or bronchitis, but what does bronchiolitis mean? What is bronchiolitis? Bronchitis is inflammation of the large airways in the chest and pneumonia is inflammation of the lung […]

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    Common Cold: A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis to Treatment to Prevention

    Related concepts: Upper respiratory tract infection, URI, Nasopharyngitis, Viral rhinosinusitis. Introduction to a common cold: It’s called the “common cold” for a reason. Your child will probably have more colds than any other type of illness. Most kids have had eight to ten colds by their second birthdays and they continue throughout childhood (and their […]

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  • Asthma

    Asthma: A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis to Treatment to Prevention

    Related concepts: Reactive airway disease, wheezy bronchitis, viral-associated wheezing, bronchiolitis Introduction to asthma: Asthma is one of the most common disorders affecting children. As many as 10 percent of children have some degree of asthma, and the number has been rising steadily since about 1980. Thankfully, advances in the diagnosis and treatment of asthma have […]

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  • Allergies

    Allergies (Allergic Rhinitis): A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis to Treatment to Prevention

    Related concepts: Nasal allergies, Allergic rhinitis, Hay fever, Seasonal allergic rhinitis, Perennial allergic rhinitis, Pollen allergy, House dust allergy, Pet allergies, Mold allergies Introduction to allergies: Children with allergies tend to get more ear infections, more colds, and have more sleepless nights than their peers. Far too often, the underlying allergies are missed and children […]

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    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis to Treatment to Prevention

    Related concepts: Attention Deficit Disorder, ADD, Hyperactivity Introduction to ADHD: Over-diagnosed? Under-diagnosed? Probably both – and certainly real. ADHD affects children’s school performance and their relationships with others. Parents who are wondering if their children have ADHD are often exhausted and frustrated. What is ADHD? ADHD is a problem with inattentiveness, over-activity, impulsivity, or some […]

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  • Cancer - Environmentally Linked?

    Cancer – Environmentally Linked?

    My great nephew had a brain tumor. Now, they’ve found a tumor in his sister’s leg behind her knee. They are having their water tested. They also live in a very old house, should they be concerned with old…

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    Antibacterial Soaps

    Do antibacterial soaps work better than regular soaps?Omaha, Nebraska

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