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ASTHMAAssociated Scientists to Help Minimize Allergies (clinical research; est. 1972; Seattle, WA)
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Asthma was such a funny thing (he insisted) that it would not worry him a bit to discover that I had come to take the presents instead of to take care of them
Miss Pink's asthma, developed by the unfavorable weather, set the doctor's art at defiance, and threatened to keep that unfortunate lady a prisoner in her room on the day of the party.
I forgot to tell you that the Shark was suffering from asthma, so that whenever he breathed a storm seemed to blow.
Her excitement brought on an attack of asthma, to which she was subject.
Sleary, who was troubled with asthma, and whose breath came far too thick and heavy for the letter s, 'Your thervant
Their religion was of a simple, semi-pagan kind, but there was no heresy in it,--if heresy properly means choice,--for they didn't know there was any other religion, except that of chapel-goers, which appeared to run in families, like asthma.
This will help prevent the symptoms from worsening and causing a severe asthma attack.
The asthma and COPD drug market is large, with six of the top ten drugs being blockbusters.
Asthma UK is urging schools and colleges in Yorkshire and across the UK to prioritise asthma education.
Dr David Bailey, chair of the British Medical Association's Welsh GP committee, said: "The vast majority of practices run clinics, often with nurses who have been trained in asthma care, and there's a high priority attached to treating asthma properly according to the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence guidelines.
While asthma is a risk year-round, Asthma Awareness Month presents the perfect opportunity for public health workers to engage their communities on the issue," said Tracy Kolian, MPH, deputy director of APHA's Center for Public Health Policy.
Many people don't realise how serious asthma is yet every 10 seconds someone in the UK is having a potentially life-threatening asthma attack and three people die from asthma every day.