| Aug 1, 2012
| 10:19 AM
If you’re suffering from congestion, have a gravely voice and headaches, there’s a good chance you can blame allergies.
“There are a lot of problems right now,” said Dr. Timothy Linehan, an allergist with Northern Michigan Allergy...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 6:50 AM
Baltimore's air is healthier to breathe than it used to be, but the region still has some of the nation's worst smog and soot pollution, according to the American Lung Association.
In its annual report on the state of the nation's air, the advocacy group...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 1:10 PM
When you think of allergies you probably think of sneezing and wheezing, but there's another type of allergy that's relatively new. It can make it painful to swallow.
This allergy can affect your esophagus which is the tube that transports food to the...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 2:18 PM
Dr. Allan Greissman of Pediatric Critical Care of South Florida dispels some common misconceptions parents may have about their children’s health.
1. Kids in day care get sick more often
While it may seem that kids in daycare get sick more often,...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 5:28 PM
The first winter after Danielle Smith bought her house in North Baltimore, the 35-year-old schoolteacher wondered if it even had a furnace, it was so cold and drafty.
Now, with almost all new windows and several other energy-efficiency retrofits, Smith...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 1:52 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Among thousands of Dutch children included in a new study, those who first ate fish between the ages of six months and one year had a lower risk of developing asthma-like symptoms later on than babies introduced to fish...
| Aug 10, 2010
It's the time of year when school sports start gearing up for fall with two-a-day football practices, afternoon soccer scrimmages and long cross-country runs. Unfortunately, it's also the time of year when we start hearing about young athletes—...
| Aug 6, 2010
| 6:14 AM
JAMES CITY — They moved to James City County from Connecticut one day four years ago in a vehicle caravan, Jeff and Susann Tierney followed by the couple's elderly parents.
The Tierneys had just retired. They wanted to move to the Williamsburg...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 4:34 PM
As temperatures rise, so could the threats to your health. Climate experts predict average temperatures in California could rise between 4.7 to 10.5 degrees Fahrenheit by the end of this century, potentially worsening illnesses related to extreme heat and...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 4:34 PM
On June 21, more than 20 people from Elmhurst Hospital enjoyed an afternoon on Lake Michigan as part of Cruising with COPD. Hosted by Respiratory …...
| Apr 26, 2011
| 4:34 PM
School officials at Lincolnshire’s Adlai E. Stevenson High School are asking the Lake County Board to restrict the burning of leaves and other landscape waste …...