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If you experience asthma and its associated coughing and shortness of breath, you know some days are better than others. Avoid these three pitfalls to make breathing easier every day.
We know to guard our skin against frostbite by covering up when we go outside in sub-freezing temperatures. But extreme cold also can impact vital organs, such as the heart and lungs. For example, cold can make your heart beat faster, which makes your blood pressure go up, says interventional cardiologist Leslie Cho, MD. “It’s really how the body reacts to the cold,” Dr. Cho … Read More
Asthma doesn’t have to keep your child cooped up inside all winter. But precautions are necessary. Our allergist explains.
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