Aug
28
2012

Hazardous to infants and children

ETS has been associated with a number of respiratory effects in infants and children. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has estimated that more than 150,000 children under the age of 18 months get bronchitis or pneumonia each year because of breathing ETS. And each year thousands of these children are hospitalized. Read the entire post…

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Feb
25
2010

Sarcoidosis is such a funny sounding word if you have never heard it before. It is one that inspires a strange look and an audible pause.

In November 1993, my husband, Bob, and I had come down with a really nasty case of the flu. Flu season was bad that year. We were supposed to go down to Kennewick, Washington for Thanksgiving to see my sister and her family. We didn’t make it.

Bob and I got over the flu. Or so I thought. Well, the good news is that at least Bob got well. But I was not so lucky. I kept getting sick.
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