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Asthma Attack in Children

Asthma is a serious chronic respiratory disorder affecting both children and adults. It is known to be more common in children, and affects millions of children in the United States alone. A number of factors contribute to children being more prone to developing this disorder, most commonly at the...

Exercise-induced Asthma

Exercise-induced asthma or EIA is a condition in which a person experiences shortness of breath after doing vigorous aerobic exercises. It can also be induced by other strenuous activities. Asthma, in general, is characterized by the inflammation of bronchi of the lungs, and it can triggered by numerous factors,...

Dealing with Asthma (Part 2)

Don’t Pet a Pet The best approach is to not have a pet, as they can be a potential trigger for your asthma. The problem is not only the hair of the animal but also dander – the dead, dry skin flakes that the pets shed. If you don’t want...

Dealing with Asthma (Part 1)

 Introduction If you have asthma, you know the dreaded choking sensation, the faintness, and the anxiety of it happening again. And you know all too well that once an asthma attack starts, it won’t go away by itself. Asthma sufferers make up an estimated five to ten percent of the...

Health Insurance After Age 50: Not Kid Stuff

When you reach a certain age, your health insurance needs take on a whole new definition. The coverage you purchased when you were a young adult is not adequate for your health care needs after age 50. For many older Australians, health problems develop that are a natural part...

California Health Insurance – Independent Health Life Agent Verses Insurance Company In House Agent

You have just completed an online form requesting a free health insurance quote and moments later you are being inundated with phone calls from insurance agents hoping to get your business. Try not to become overwhelmed or annoyed by these "pesky sales people" because they are really not telemarketers....

Private Health Insurance Vs Public Care

Australians are lucky when it comes to health care. When illness or injury strikes, there is no question regarding your access to health care, whether or not you own private health insurance. The Australian government guarantees that everyone is entitled to Medicare to help cover many medical needs; but few...

Fight Rising Texas Health Insurance Costs

In a statement made by Texas State Representative John Smittee, "You look at the cost of health care in general and it's increasing faster than the cost of living." According to a Commonwealth Fund report, we have seen individual Texas health insurance premiums increase by almost 50 percent in...

Allied Health Education Trends – The Changing Landscape Behind the Scenes

With more than 500,000 jobs added since the start of the recession, it's no surprise that allied health fields are forecasted to remain a key source of job growth. Jobs in inpatient and outpatient settings and nurse care facilities will be in high demand and the healthcare support industry...

Comparing Health Plans: Elective Surgery Waiting Times

Australia's public health care system strives to ensure that every citizen has access to quality medical services. Although Medicare guarantees every Australian will see a health care practitioner even when no private health plan is in place, waiting times for certain procedures, including elective surgery, can be extremely long. Your...
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