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2009-07-10 15:04:06

Exposure to smoke can worsen your child's asthma and should be eliminated to help effectively manage his symptoms, said a pediatric pulmonologist at Baylor College of Medicine (www.bcm.edu)."Sometimes treating a child's asthma means treating the parent's tobacco addiction," said Dr. Harold Farber, associate professor of pediatrics - pulmonary at BCM and associate medical director of the Texas Children's Health Plan (http://www.texaschildrenshealthplan.org) at Texas Children's Hospital...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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