Asthma and exercise

An estimated 300 million people worldwide suffer from asthma, according to the World Health Organization. Some of these people only experience symptoms when exercising. If you cough, wheeze, have a tight chest or shortness of breath when you exercise, then you may have exercise-induced asthma or exercise induced bronchoconstriction (EIB). In people with EIB, the tubes that bring air into and out of your lungs narrow with exercise, causing symptoms of asthma.

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Obesity, endometrial cancer

The rise of obesity in the United States and around the world is shockingly on a continuous rise and with that said, the diseases that are related to obesity also increased in parallel thus, making such a disease one of the most important public health problems in the United States and around the world.

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Knowing when it’s the flu

You might know, or have heard about Influenza – or what people generally refer to as “the flu”. 

The flu is a respiratory illness, usually contagious in the first few days after being acquired and sometimes, even before the first signs or symptoms appear in the infected person, especially in those with weak immune systems. 

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Easing into the school year

We hope that everyone had a great summer. This article will outline a few helpful tips to easing into the new school year. Before the new school year begins, it is imperative that parents take their child to his/her primary care physician to have a physical, check his/her vision, hearing, general health and update vaccines. If a child will be participating in sports, it is advised that he/she undergoes a sports physical.

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