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Dust mites. Mold. Pet dander. Pollen. These common allergens can be home wreckers. In honor of Women''s Health Month, the NWHRC and Bed Bath & Beyond present the Healthy Home Room-by-Room Guide. Discover how to control indoor allergens and keep your home healthy. Click here to view the Guide and enter the Healthy Home sweepstakes. To receive information on Bed Bath & Beyond, click here. The NWHRC and Bed Bath & Beyond - partners in promoting healthy, active lifestyles for women of all ages.
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May Is The Month For Asthma Awareness
May is just around the corner, and that means asthma is once again taking its place on the national and international stage. The American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) will be celebrating Allergy and Asthma Month here in the U.S., and World Asthma Day is coming up May 1. As we have for several years now, the AARC will be providing free asthma screenings on Capitol Hill during Asthma Awareness Day, which this year is scheduled for May 2. [click link for full article]
FDA Approves Once-daily Veramyst? (fluticasone Furoate) Nasal Spray For Treatment Of Seasonal And Year-round Allergy Symptoms
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved once-daily Veramyst? (fluticasone furoate) Nasal Spray to treat seasonal and year-round allergy symptoms in adults and children two years of age and older. Veramyst will be available by prescription nationwide by late May 2007.In clinical trials, Veramyst relieved overall nasal symptoms of seasonal and year-round allergies, which included nasal congestion, sneezing, itchy nose and runny nose. [click link for full article]
Asthma Management Chart Updated, Australia
The National Asthma Council Australia has released an updated version of the popular ''Managing Your Asthma'' wall chart, which is designed to help health professionals discuss asthma medications with patients. The new wall chart features up-to-date colour photographs of 43 different asthma medications available in Australia today. Each product is shown next to its current packaging for at-a-glance recognition and is grouped according to its classification. [click link for full article]