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Of the nation's 22 million people with asthma, six million are children, according to the National Institutes of Health. In Baltimore, as many as one in five children suffers from the condition and many go untreated. Dr. Keyvan Rafei, head of pediatric...
Tags: Health, Pharmaceuticals, Disasters and Accidents, Chest, Family
If you want to live longer -- avoid heart disease, Alzheimer's disease and cancer -- then pick and choose your foods with care to quiet down parts of your immune system. That's the principle promoted by the founders and followers of anti-inflammatory...
Tags: Health, Cancer, Health and Safety at School, Pain, Hemorrhaging
A new gene therapy procedure to restore function in lungs damaged during harvesting from donors could make more of the organs available for transplanting, Canadian researchers reported Wednesday. Currently, only about 15% of potential donor lungs are...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesSomething in your gut could be making you fat — and it isn't just last night's pizza. The vast, diverse community of microbes inhabiting the intestines, scientists are finding, can influence metabolism and weight. Between 10 trillion and 100...
Tags: Health, Science, Genetics, Colon, Companies and Corporations
Tribune NewspapersFor more than a decade, Cheryl Clark has lived with the chronic pain that accompanies fibromyalgia. After years of suffering with severe flulike aches and pains, she finally found some relief — but it didn't come from a pill or a shot. It came...
email@example.comGreg Vincent remembers his grandfather's aching feet. It was hard not to notice, he said — especially when the elderly man spent hours soaking his toes in warm water, trying to relieve the pain from his bunions and calluses. Vincent thought of...
McClatchy TribuneWe really show off our teeth only when we first get them. We wiggle the baby tooth that's about to fall out. When it does, the "tooth fairy" slips some cash under our pillow. That permanent tooth arrives, only to be forgotten and virtually ignored as the...
The link between diabetes and heart disease is well-known -- diabetics are two to four times more likely to have cardiovascular disease than nondiabetics, and two-thirds will die of an early heart attack or stroke. But the link itself is poorly...
Tags: Health, Hemorrhaging, Science, Death, University of Pennsylvania
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