Stories tagged with: Asthma

May 27, 2010 - 12:19pm
5 years 19 weeks ago

A lot of people suffer from asthma, maybe even more than we make think. That's why two local groups are raising awareness.

As part of Asthma Awareness Day Rambo Memorial Health Center and Shrivers Pharmacy team up to provide the community with free lung and blood pressure tests. They set up a tent outside the Shrivers Pharmacy's on Brighton Boulevard to pass out free information about asthma. Rambo Memorial Registered Nurse Gloria Brown said people can die from asthma especially if it'...

March 7, 2010 - 9:01pm
5 years 30 weeks ago

Many residents are looking forward to spring, but it is not a good time of year for people with asthma.

Dr. Joseph Bullock with Midwest Allergy says he sees many people come into his office in the springtime with asthma symptoms due to pollens in the air.

"The symptoms of asthma would be coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, especially on viral infections, cold air and exercise would trigger it, but also allergens can trigger it as well," says...

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