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2008-08-27 03:00:24

By Cydulka, Rita K Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disorder of the airways that affects almost 10% of children, making it the most common chronic disease of childhood. Last year, children with asthma missed an estimated 12.8 million school days due to their disease.

2008-08-19 09:00:16

KENILWORTH, N.J., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Schering-Plough Corporation announced today that ASMANEX(R) TWISTHALER(R) 110 mcg (mometasone furoate inhalation powder) is now available in pharmacies nationwide.

2007-07-14 03:06:35

By Burkhart, Patricia V Rayens, Mary Kay; Oakley,

2006-09-05 12:20:00

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2006-07-28 13:48:47

By Anne Harding NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - One in three special education students in New York City public schools has asthma, compared to just one in five in the general school population, a new study shows.

2006-06-23 17:00:00

The use of centrally installed ultraviolet (UV) irradiation units in the homes of asthmatic children who are sensitized to mold can improve their symptoms, according to a new report.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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