ASTHMA


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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.
In it was a good-natured-looking old woman with a dropsy, or an asthma, or perhaps both.
Oh yes, sir, he is at home,' said Minnie; 'the weather don't suit his asthma out of doors.
He was a white-bearded sea-captain, too old for service, who had learned that the only way to live on comfortable terms with his asthma was on Hikueru.
Monsieur Phellion came slowly up the stairs, for he was afraid of asthma, having what he called an "adipose chest.
Rheumatisms, and fevers, and crooked legs, and asthmas, and all kinds of horrors
3 Asthma is just a kids' condition - you grow out of it Remember being told as a child that you'd "grow out" of your asthma?
Well, according to Asthma UK, this is often not the case.
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.
Professor (Dr) Rajendra Prasad, Director, Vallabhbhai Patel Chest Institute in Delhi, said to Citizen News Service (CNS) that asthma is a chronic and lifelong disease.
It may be mentioned here that World Asthma Day is an annual event organized by the Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) to improve asthma awareness and care around the world.