Items Tagged ‘coughing’

February 14, 2018

COPD – Valentine’s Day Advice

By Alfonse Alfonse

Three years ago I was at 35% Lung Capacity: I was being considered for lung transplant (If my condition worsened. I was coughing and spitting up liquid constantly and could not hike up even moderate inclines. But thanks to the UCLA Pulmonary Division and Dr. Biren Kamdar my COPD condition is beginning to improve. My […]

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Tags: breath, coughing, Dr. Biren Kamdar, lung capacity, lung transplant, patient stories, UCLA Pulmonary Division


New guidelines for peanut allergies

May 12, 2017

New guidelines for peanut allergies

By uclahealth uclahealth

Are you concerned about your baby developing a peanut allergy? New guidelines recommend introducing peanuts before age 1 in some children. A common and severe food allergy Peanut allergy is one of the most common food allergies in the U.S. Up to 2 percent of children and adolescents are allergic to the legume β€” and […]

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Tags: allergy, allergy blood test, breastfeeding, choking hazards, coughing, difficulty breathing, Dr. Maria Garcia-Lloret, eczema, eyelid swelling, food allergies, hives, legume


Germs beware: 5 easy ways to avoid getting sick

September 15, 2016

Germs beware: 5 easy ways to avoid getting sick

By uclahealth uclahealth

β€˜Tis the season for back-to-school shopping, holiday planning and – too often – colds, flu and stomach bugs. With children returning to classrooms and cooler weather driving more people indoors, germs have extra opportunities to strike. Instead of stocking up on tissues and cough medicine, try these five proven methods to avoid getting sick this […]

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Tags: colds, congestion, coughing, fatigue, fever, flu, germs, hand sanitizers, hand washing, sick, sickness, sore throat