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Vaping a Danger to Children with Asthma

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Vaping a Danger to Children with Asthma
E-cigarettes are often touted as a safe alternative to smoking, but a new study finds secondhand exposure to vaping may raise the chances of asthma attacks.
In a recent National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine report in the US, researchers found middle school and high school pupils with asthma were 27 percent more likely to have suffered an asthma attack if they’d been exposed to vapour from someone else’s e-cigarette.

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How Often Should You Wash Your Towels?

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Damp towels and wash cloths are germ magnets, warns dermatologist Alok Vij.

"The longer towels stay damp, the longer the yeasts, bacteria, moulds and viruses on them remain alive and stay active,” he explains.

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How To Relieve Your Itchy Allergy Eyes

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How To Relieve Your Itchy Allergy Eyes

For many, hayfever means a bunged up nose, massive amounts of sneezing and feeling exhausted. But ask a sufferer what is the worst symptom they struggle with and chances are they'll say "itchy eyes".If you have become sensitised to pollen your body releases histamine when it enters your body through the nose, mouth or eyes. This causes your nose to run and your throat to feel ticklish, and it also produces the redness and inflammation in your eyes that include itching, watering, and puffy eyelids.Even though you feel as if you'd like to scratch your eyeballs out, that's pretty much...

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Asthma? Know your Omega-3s from your Omega-6s

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A new study has found that higher Omega-6 intake was associated with increased asthma severity, more severe effects of particulate pollution on asthmatic symptoms, and increased blood levels of neutrophils, a type of white blood cell associated with inflammation.

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An egg-free revolution with chickpea water!

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Aquafaba - the amazing new discovery for egg-free recipes. Did you know that instead of rinsing the liquid from tinned chickpeas down the drain it can be used to replace egg whites in many sweet and savoury dishes? Aquafaba - as the bean water is known - has a unique mix of starches, proteins and other soluble plant solids which have migrated from the beans to the water during the cooking process.  Amazingly it's been discovered that this combination is what binds, thickens, emulsifies, stabilizes, and allows you to venture into culinary possibilities that seemed forever off-limits. So you can whip that water to make egg-free...

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