Colds and Asthma: The Season for Wheezing

When weather turns cool and the kids are cooped up in school, parents often find themselves facing colds. Most kids recover with plenty of rest and fluids, but some kids get really sick. One thing parents shouldn’t ignore is wheezing — a whistling sound during exhalation — with colds. Recurrent wheezing may signal asthma, and … Read More

COPD: Can Acupuncture Help?

Acupuncture, a technique used in Eastern Medicine, may hold promise to COPD sufferers as shown in the data from a recent clinical trial, published in the May edition of Archives of Internal Medicine.  According to the American Lung Association, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is the third leading cause of death in the United States.  … Read More

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