Month: July 2006

Steer Clear of Smokers

Steer Clear of Smokers

“Stay away from smokers.” That’s what U.S. Surgeon General Richard Carmona is telling us in the wake of a newly published study examining the effects of cigarette and cigar smoke. “The science is clear. Secondhand …
West Nile Virus Returns

West Nile Virus Returns

As the middle of summer approaches, 16 states are already buzzing with reports of mosquitoes carrying West Nile Virus, with five people currently infected with the most extreme form of the illness. Since West Nile …
Breathing Exercises Improve Asthma Symptoms

Breathing Exercises Improve Asthma Symptoms

In the United States, about 20 million people have been diagnosed with asthma; nearly 9 million of them are children. The most common treatment for Asthma has been the use of corticosteriod inhalers. A new …