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Pediatric Asthma & Obesity–the Connection is Getting Stronger

By Dr. Larry Chiaramonte A recent study by California researchers shows convincing evidence that the epidemics of asthma and obesity are fraternal twins. As reported by Reuters, Dr. Kenneth B. Quinto from the University of California, San Diego, and colleagues examined Kaiser Permanente records for 32,000 asthmatic kids, nearly half of whom were overweight or […]

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Eating Our Way to Asthma

By Dr. Larry Chiaramonte In the South Bronx where I work, the rates of asthma are sky high, in large measure because of a high volume of diesel fumes from commercial traffic and cockroaches in homes. Properly treated and advised by doctors, patients do what they can to take their medicines and clean up their […]

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