RURAL REFLECTIONS Letter to Dave
I just returned from a trip to see our brother, Darrel. Darrel is
repairing my old skid steer and very soon will have it in
working condition. Like most of my farm equipment, the skid steer
oc... Posted on 3/18/12 at 5:34 PM
HEALTHBEAT Asthma, allergies and anxiety
Asthma and allergies often disrupt people's lives in significant ways, forcing them to cope with daily uncertainty.
When the Allergy and Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics recently conducted an onl... Posted on 3/28/11 at 11:55 AM
Minnesota health officials say residents of the metropolitan Twin Cities are more likely to end up in the hospital for asthma compared to those living in the rest of the state. The Department of Health released a report Thursday that shows about 302,000 adults in Minnesota have asthma, or 7.6 percent of the population.
Other reports have shown a link between higher out-of-pocket spending requirements and reduced use of health care services in adults, said Pinar Karaca-Mandic, a public health researcher at the University of Minnesota. But the new study is one of the first to show the relationship in health care for kids.
Nicholas Pollock must avoid reds, blues, yellows, purples.
That’s a result of the severe asthma and allergies from which the pint-sized 2½-year-old Stow, Ohio, youngster suffers. But he is much healthier — thanks to green living.
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