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Mich. Rejects Adding Autism, Asthma To Medical Pot List

A panel has given the go-ahead to allow pot to treat post-traumatic stress disorder; but other conditions additions were rejected.

08/07/2013

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Sterling Heights Company Offers Infant Breathing Monitor Sleeping Mat

A Sterling Heights startup company is introducing a new breathing monitor for infants to prevent death from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, accidental suffocation and asthma.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/24/2013

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UM Team Finds Cells Critical To Treatment-Resistant Asthma

New research from the University of Michigan Health System may help explain what’s going on in the lungs of steroid-resistant individuals. The findings could aid the development of new treatment options, and of better ways to identify people at risk of becoming steroid-resistant.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/07/2012

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Study: Combined Asthma Medication Therapy Shown To Reduce Attacks

A Henry Ford Hospital study has found that using two types of common asthma medications in combination reduces severe asthma attacks.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/18/2012

Low Birth Weight, Poverty Mean Chronic Disease In Mid-Life

The seeds of vulnerability to asthma, heart disease and other chronic adult health problems are planted early in life, according to a study published last week in the American Journal of Public Health.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/23/2011

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Detroit, Grand Rapids: Most Challenging Places To Live With Seasonal Allergies

A list released by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America rank Detroit and Grand Rapids among the 100 most challenging places to live with seasonal allergies.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/01/2011

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FDA Phases Out Over The Counter Inhaler

Asthma patients who rely on over-the-counter inhalers will need to switch to prescription-only alternatives as part of the federal government’s latest attempt to protect the Earth’s atmosphere.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/22/2011

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‘Build Smart, Breathe Easier’ Dedicates House With Asthma-Healthy Features with Detroit Family

The first Habitat for Humanity house built as part of the ‘Build Smart, Breathe Easier’ national asthma education program will be dedicated in partnership with the Dunmore family in Detroit on Friday, July 29.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/26/2011

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New Use For Old Drug — Arthritis, Cancer And More, VARI Says

New research from the Grand Rapids-based Van Andel Research Institute demonstrates on the molecular level how the anti-malaria drug chloroquine represses inflammation, which may provide a blueprint for new strategies for treating auto-immune diseases from […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/18/2011

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Flint Asthma Center Breathes New Life Into Web Site

Flint’s Hurley Medical Center has rolled out a new Web site to match the efforts of its Asthma Disease Managers, who go to health fairs, schools, churches and synagogues, doctors’ offices, and community centers to teach people how to control, and prevent, asthma.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/25/2011

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