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18 percent of seniors with chronic conditions such as heart disease and depression skip medicines due to costs

18 percent of seniors with chronic conditions such as heart disease and depression skip medicines due to costs

Indiana health officials are appealing to health care providers to limit use of this year’s diminished supply of flu vaccine

Indiana health officials are appealing to health care providers to limit use of this year’s diminished supply of flu vaccine

Australian researchers hunt for eczema genes

Australian researchers hunt for eczema genes

Eight out of ten women take some form of therapeutic drugs during pregnancy

Eight out of ten women take some form of therapeutic drugs during pregnancy

Influenza is a contagious disease caused by an RNA virus of the orthomyxoviridae family

Influenza is a contagious disease caused by an RNA virus of the orthomyxoviridae family

A new study shows that sick children can go home from the hospital more quickly

A new study shows that sick children can go home from the hospital more quickly

Number of low birth weight infants born in America rose between 1990 and 2000

Number of low birth weight infants born in America rose between 1990 and 2000

People with asthma can drink milk too!

People with asthma can drink milk too!

UK's Department of Health flu immunisation campaign launches

UK's Department of Health flu immunisation campaign launches

New technique to treat condition called funnel chest, or pectus excavatum

New technique to treat condition called funnel chest, or pectus excavatum

Reducing eosinophilic airway inflammation in severe asthma

Reducing eosinophilic airway inflammation in severe asthma

Dust collected from the homes of children with persistent allergic symptoms had higher levels of common chemical additives

Dust collected from the homes of children with persistent allergic symptoms had higher levels of common chemical additives

Cutting levels of household allergens is unlikely to have much impact on childhood asthma

Cutting levels of household allergens is unlikely to have much impact on childhood asthma

New funding for Scottish scientists to tackle diseases such as asthma and multiple sclerosis

New funding for Scottish scientists to tackle diseases such as asthma and multiple sclerosis

Charles Darwin University is responding to claims that Australians are now among the fattest people on earth

Charles Darwin University is responding to claims that Australians are now among the fattest people on earth

Master gene that controls the first breath a newborn infant

Master gene that controls the first breath a newborn infant

New type of regulatory T cell that reduces asthma and airway inflammation

New type of regulatory T cell that reduces asthma and airway inflammation

American Lung Association launches online flu shot locator

American Lung Association launches online flu shot locator

BMA Cymru Wales to launch no smoking campaign

BMA Cymru Wales to launch no smoking campaign

Link between eosinophils and asthma

Link between eosinophils and asthma