asthma

Rashida Patterson was hospitalized with COVID-19.
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Cherri Gregg
April 21, 2020 - 7:44 pm
Coronavirus continues to infect thousands of Americans. Still, many don’t see the risk — until they suddenly do. Some families are learning the hard way about what can happen when people you live with ignore social distancing guidelines. Read more here.
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Graphic of pill filled with earths
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Rasa Kaye
January 13, 2020 - 3:00 pm
Members of the medical community are keeping a weather eye on how our rapidly warming world is already challenging our physical well-being — and how that may change how they respond to the increased demand for drugs to treat climate change’s exacerbation of health problems. Read more here.
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Moms Clean Air Force
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Rasa Kaye
May 06, 2019 - 2:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Mom moods run the gamut — from nurturing, warm and cuddly milk-and-cookies mom moods, to rip-your-throat-out-for-threatening-her-babies mama bear mom moods. There’s a time and place for both. Moms Clean Air Force (MCAF) stands ready to be bear-like if needed. It...
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An inhaler used for treating asthma
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Justin Udo
December 17, 2018 - 3:19 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Danielle Davis-Lee's 6-year-old son, Jonah, is one of more than 12,000 kids in West Philadelphia who is battling asthma. "Every season, we would end up at CHOP for asthma attacks and for hospitalization," she said. Over the last three years, she has worked with the...
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Primatene Mist
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November 08, 2018 - 12:41 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A new version of the once-popular asthma inhaler Primatene Mist will soon return to U.S. stores. The Food and Drug Administration approved the over-the-counter aerosol inhaler late Wednesday. It's for temporary relief of mild, intermittent asthma symptoms in people ages 12 and...
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Dreamstime
Shara Dae Howard
August 27, 2018 - 4:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's National Immunization Week, and with flu season quickly approaching, it's not too early to consider getting your flu shot now. Albert Rizzo, senior medical adviser for the American Lung Association, said though viruses can be detected year-round, they are the...
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Dr. Albert Rohr is the chief of allergy at Main Line Health.
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Tim Jimenez
May 10, 2018 - 7:39 am
BRYN MAWR (KYW Newsradio) -- Spring is in the air and so is the pollen, leaving a lot of allergy sufferers looking for relief. If it feels like your spring allergies are hitting you harder and a little later this time of year, Dr. Albert Rohr, chief of allergy with Main Line Health, says that’s...
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