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Asthma (INACTIVE)

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  • The high cost of tailpipe emissions

    The high cost of tailpipe emissions
    It isn't hard to recognize an example of false economy in the average household budget. The vegetable gardener who spends $500 on supplies to produce $12 in produce, the inexpensive home repair that falls apart in a month or the avid shopper who saves...
  • Wildfire watch issued for Central Maryland on Wednesday

    Wildfire watch issued for Central Maryland on Wednesday
    The National Weather Service has issued a fire weather watch across Central Maryland for Wednesday, warning of a risk of wildfire spread. With relative humidity down around 25 percent, gusty winds up to 30 mph and dry brush and twigs, the advisory is in...
  • Inflammatory bowel disease on the rise in kids

    Inflammatory bowel disease on the rise in kids
    For 10-year-old Jacob Krause, getting ready for the new school year wasn't a simple matter of back-to-school shopping. It also involved working out logistics for getting to the bathroom as many as 20 times during a single school day. The Clarksville...
  • WellDoc set to raise $5M to expand mobile apps

    Health care technology company WellDoc Inc. is close to raising $5 million from individual investors that will allow it to expand its mobile applications for disease management. WellDoc, based in Baltimore, developed a mobile phone-based application that...
  • Weather's impact on health

     
    From The Sun's print editions: Baltimore Sun reporter Candus Thomson offers this guest post: Why do we ache when it's damp or the weather turns cold and blustery, a colleague asked? First response: "Because we're old." But turns out some......
  • Midwest weather leads to soaring mold counts

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:From the Weather Blog’s “It Could Be Worse Dept.”: Midwest residents are under Dangerous Air Quality Alert, but it’s not for smog. A record-breaking winter for snow, and now record-breaking rains and...
  • More heat, more storms, more sweat

     
    What? All those Severe Thunderstorm Watches late yesterday and your place got zilch? Yeah, me too. A little thunder, a few flashes of lightning, and not a drop of rain on the WeatherDeck in Cockeysville. We were watering the grass......
  • 'The Amazing Race' recap: Worst partner ever?

     
    Bucky reports on last night's Amazing Race, in which someone is an amazing jerk:The teams, Pit Stopped in Bangladesh, find they have to fly to Hong Kong, where they will take a bus and then a ferry to an island,......
  • a new food allergy study

     
    The Baltimore Sun's Meredith Cohn reports today on a new study, one of the largest of its kind, on the prevalence of food allergies in the US population. The multi-year survey's conclusion: Population-based serologic data on 4 foods indicate an......
  • Hooked on treatment: Marylanders pay clinic millions, but diagnoses questionable

    Hooked on treatment: Marylanders pay clinic millions, but diagnoses questionable
    Kevin Brown knew he was hooked on crack cocaine. That was obvious each time he set off on another smoking binge. But Brown says he never imagined that he also suffered from a mental illness until he walked into Baltimore Behavioral Health Inc. A day or...
  • Dealing with childhood asthma

    Dealing with childhood asthma
    Of the nation's 22 million people with asthma, six million are children, according to the National Institutes of Health. In Baltimore, as many as one in five children suffers from the condition and many go untreated. Dr. Keyvan Rafei, head of pediatric...
  • Boys indoor track: Performers to watch

    Boys indoor track: Performers to watch
    James Beacham Westminster The senior is coming off a big cross country season in which he finished fifth in the state in the difficult Class 4A finals. Beacham should be on a roll in the distance races again this season. Brian Brown Carver...