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How to spot asthma symptoms, and triggers in Milwaukee homes

How to spot asthma symptoms, and triggers in Milwaukee homes

Asthma is a chronic respiratory disease with a profound, and not fully appreciated, impact. It is particularly perilous to children — and, more specifically, children of color.  Uncontrolled pediatric asthma consistently ranks within the top three causes of emergency department visits in Milwaukee. Asthma control is easier to achieve in affluent communities. However, in low-income areas, where substandard housing and low health literacy are common, poorly controlled asthma regularly leads to missed school and work days, and has the potential to cause permanent lung damage. The Journal Sentinel gathered information from doctors, […]

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Shrinkflation and how to spot it; travel agency under fire: CBC’s Marketplace cheat sheet

Shrinkflation and how to spot it; travel agency under fire: CBC's Marketplace cheat sheet

Miss something this week? Don’t panic. CBC’s Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need. Want this in your inbox? Get the Marketplace newsletter every Friday What you need to know about ‘shrinkflation’ — inflation’s ‘sneaky cousin’ Do you ever get the feeling there’s less inside your favourite box of cereal? Or that, even though you can’t quite put a finger on it, you’re not getting as much liquid out of each Gatorade you drink? That feeling isn’t always in your head. Sometimes, it’s an actual reality. Shrinking Gatorade bottles and […]

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