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Newswise: My Cold Is Gone, So Why Am I Still Coughing?

Article ID: 705850

My Cold Is Gone, So Why Am I Still Coughing?

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

One of the classic cold symptoms is a cough. Usually after a week or so, the cold runs its course and most of the symptoms go away. But for some people, the cough remains. So why do we cough and what can we do about it? Here are five things you should know about that persistent cough.

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27-Dec-2018 4:05 PM EST
Newswise: Rush Acts Locally, Leads Nationally

Article ID: 705123

Rush Acts Locally, Leads Nationally

Rush University Medical Center

Rush University Medical Center is working to improve population health by focusing the economic impact of how it hires, purchases and invests towards the local communities it serves

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7-Dec-2018 12:05 PM EST
Newswise: New Experimental Red Tide Respiratory Forecast Will Help Public Know Their Risks When They Visit the Beach

Article ID: 703208

New Experimental Red Tide Respiratory Forecast Will Help Public Know Their Risks When They Visit the Beach

Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System-Regional Association (GCOOS-RA)

Pinellas County residents and visitors who are susceptible to the respiratory impacts of Florida's red tide -- especially people with asthma and other chronic lung diseases -- now have a new tool that will help them know their risks before they visit area beaches during red tides.

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3-Dec-2018 12:05 PM EST

Article ID: 704689

Altered microbiome after caesarean section impacts baby's immune system

University of Luxembourg

Together with colleagues from Sweden and Luxembourg, scientists from the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg have observed that, during a natural vaginal birth, specific bacteria from the mother's gut are passed on to the baby and stimulate the baby's immune responses. This transmission is impacted in children born by caesarean section.

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30-Nov-2018 11:45 AM EST
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Article ID: 704336

Rush Opens Chicago’s First Center for Airway Diseases

Rush University Medical Center

Rush University Medical Center has opened a center for airway diseases, a comprehensive program to treat people with interrelated chronic conditions such as sinusitis, allergies, asthma and sleep apnea, which affect millions of people. It is the first program of its kind in Illinois.

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26-Nov-2018 6:30 AM EST
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    26-Nov-2018 12:05 AM EST

Article ID: 704202

Weight Likely Cause for One-Fourth of Asthma Cases in Kids With Obesity

Duke Health

A study including health data for more than 500,000 children in the U.S. suggests obesity might be to blame for about a quarter (23 to 27 percent) of asthma in children who are obese. This could mean about 10 percent of all kids ages 2 to 17 with asthma -- almost 1 million children in the U.S. -- might have avoided the illness by maintaining a healthy weight, according to researchers at Duke University and collaborators with the National Pediatric Learning Health System (PEDSnet).

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19-Nov-2018 1:15 PM EST
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    19-Nov-2018 9:00 AM EST

Article ID: 703482

Todd A. Mahr Installed as ACAAI President

American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

New ACAAI President and President-Elect take office

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8-Nov-2018 8:00 AM EST
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    16-Nov-2018 12:05 AM EST

Article ID: 703820

Sucking Your Baby’s Pacifier May Benefit Their Health

Henry Ford Health System

Many parents probably think nothing of sucking on their baby’s pacifier to clean it after it falls to the ground. Turns out, doing so may benefit their child’s health. A Henry Ford Health System study found that babies whose parents sucked on their pacifier to clean it had a lower level of the antibody that is linked to the development of allergies and asthma.

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16-Nov-2018 12:05 AM EST

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