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Sleep Apnea May Be Linked to Poor Bone Health - WebMD

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Sleep Apnea May Be Linked to Poor Bone Health
WebMD
TUESDAY, April 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People with sleep apnea, a common sleep disorder, may be at increased risk for the bone-thinning disease osteoporosis, especially women and older people, a new study suggests. Sleep apnea causes ...
Sleep Apnea May Raise Osteoporosis RiskHuffington Post
Sleep apnea linked to osteoporosisMother Nature Network (blog)
Osteoporosis risk heightened among sleep apnea patientsEureka! Science News
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States battle asthma as numbers grow - USA TODAY

States battle asthma as numbers grow
USA TODAY
The House passed an appropriations bill late last month that would allow Medicaid reimbursement for specialists to visit the homes of low-income patients with severe asthma to identify asthma triggers in those homes. Medicaid would ... Respiratory ...

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Asthma linked to increased risk for bone loss, study says - Fox News

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Asthma linked to increased risk for bone loss, study says
Fox News
People with asthma-related breathing problems may be at increased risk for bone loss, according to a new study. The study examined the records of more than 7,000 adults in Seoul, Korea, and found those with a certain characteristic of asthma had ...
Study ties breathing problems, asthma to bone lossReuters
Asthma, Breathing Problems Linked to Bone LossMonthly Prescribing Reference

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Gamifying Asthma Education with Wellapets [INTERVIEW] - Medgadget.com

Gamifying Asthma Education with Wellapets [INTERVIEW]
Medgadget.com
Gamification is one of the trendiest topics these days within healthcare. Supporters believe that it can change the game (pun intended) for how we engage and motivate patients, because ultimately that will be how healthcare becomes more preventative as ...

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Salem recognizing May as Asthma Awareness Month - Roanoke Times

Salem recognizing May as Asthma Awareness Month
Roanoke Times
George Steer, Regina Rackow, Jeremy Holmes, Salem City Council representative Lisa Garst, Sally Southard (Treasurer), Diana Christopulos (President), Donna Bond, and Kimberly Carter all make the presentation as May being Asthma Awareness Month.

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Saving on Asthma Medications: Albuterol, Advair, Flovent and Singulair - NerdWallet (blog)

NerdWallet (blog)

Saving on Asthma Medications: Albuterol, Advair, Flovent and Singulair
NerdWallet (blog)
Saving money on the most commonly sought medications for asthma—albuterol, Advair, Flovent and Singulair—is important, especially for sufferers of a lifelong condition and those with tight budgets. After all, many patients cite cost as a reason for ...

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CPAP snoring machine helping asthma patients breathe - KING5.com

CPAP snoring machine helping asthma patients breathe
KING5.com
As part of a clinical trial, doctors are testing whether treatment with a CPAP machine can improve symptoms in asthma patients by making their airways less reactive. "At nighttime, their muscles that are around their windpipes are not being allowed to ...

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Cheaper blood test to diagnose asthma - Times of India

Times of India

Cheaper blood test to diagnose asthma
Times of India
To directly diagnose asthma, David Beebe, a UW-Madison professor of biomedical engineering and co-author on the paper, and his team focused on the cell function of neutrophils. Neutrophils are the most abundant white blood cell in the body and ...
The key to easy asthma diagnosis is in the bloodUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison
UW-Madison researchers develop new technology to diagnose asthmaMadison.com
Now, a blood test to help diagnose asthmaZee News
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The Best and Worst Cities for Asthma Sufferers - NerdWallet (blog)

NerdWallet (blog)

The Best and Worst Cities for Asthma Sufferers
NerdWallet (blog)
With the arrival of spring, many Americans will experience a spike in their asthma symptoms—tightness in the chest, wheezing, shortness of breath or early morning or nighttime coughing. Asthma is one of the most common chronic diseases in the United ...

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Living With Asthma: Exercise-Induced Asthma, Diet and Support Communities - NerdWallet (blog)

NerdWallet (blog)

Living With Asthma: Exercise-Induced Asthma, Diet and Support Communities
NerdWallet (blog)
More than 25 million people in the U.S. are living with various types of asthma, including exercise-induced asthma. In addition to taking your medications, diet, exercise and other lifestyle factors can help you gain control of the condition. This can ...

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