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  1. photo Environmental factors that increase <b>asthma</b> risk and symptoms: studiesEnvironmental factors that increase asthma risk and symptoms: studiesNews
    in Barcelona found that the use of argan powder during the industrial production of cosmetics increased asthma .Another earlier study conducted by researchers from Imperial College London found that occupationalRead more
  2. photo Household Bleach Cleans TOO Well, Increasing Your Child’s Risk of These Illnesses [Study]Household Bleach Cleans TOO Well, Increasing Your Child’s Risk of These Illnesses [Study]Article
    Occupational and Environmental Medicine has found that parents who regularly clean with bleach actually have children that tend to get sicker. Researchers followed 9,000 kids ages 6-12 years old and foundRead more
  3. photo Deodorizing Product AlertDeodorizing Product AlertArticle
    a small reduction in lung function may indicate some harm to the lungs,” says NIEHS researcher Stephanie London, MD. “The best way to protect yourself—especially children who may have asthma or otherRead more
  4. photo Why are the toxins in cigarettes considered safe by "science" when you inject them into your blood?Why are the toxins in cigarettes considered safe by "science" when you inject them into your blood?News
    in cigarettes and it's also found in Hep B, Influenza, Meningococcal, Polio, TD (tetanus and diphtheria) vaccines.Formaldehyde is a colorless preservative which the Occupational Safety and Health AdministrationRead more
  5. photo Oil and gas companies use 40-plus toxic chemicals near California homes, schools and hospitalsOil and gas companies use 40-plus toxic chemicals near California homes, schools and hospitalsNews
    the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) says can lead to bronchitis, scleroderma, tuberculosis and possible renal disease. Silicosis is also linked to causing lung cancer.Like its name impliesRead more
  6. photo Harmful chemicals in consumer products could be banned in Vermont thanks to new billHarmful chemicals in consumer products could be banned in Vermont thanks to new billNews
    with occupational illnesses."Firefighters around the country are experiencing alarming rates of cancer."Chemicals found in couches, mattresses and baby clothes have been linked to adverse health effects. Studies haveRead more
  7. photo Air pollution now so bad that pregnant women are being told to move to the countryside to avoid increased risk of stillbirthAir pollution now so bad that pregnant women are being told to move to the countryside to avoid increased risk of stillbirthNews
    . Their findings were published in the journal Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Moving to greener areas is 'wise advice'The study's lead author, Dr. Marie Pedersen, said: "Stillbirth is one of the mostRead more
  8. photo Knowing the Difference Between Bronchitis and PneumoniaKnowing the Difference Between Bronchitis and PneumoniaTreatment
    for people with vulnerable immune systems especially to illness and infection. – Regional and occupational pneumonias are caused by exposure to chemicals. People who are exposed to cattle are at high riskRead more
  9. photo 10 Steps to an Organic Bedroom10 Steps to an Organic BedroomArticle
    and non-toxic cleaners. For more information about indoor air pollution and creating a healthy home visit: Allergy & Asthma Foundation of America http://www.aafa.org/display.cfm?id=9⊂=18Read more
  10. photo New Study: Alzheimer’s & Aluminum Link Can No Longer be IgnoredNew Study: Alzheimer’s & Aluminum Link Can No Longer be IgnoredTreatment
    now, but this study claims to be “the first direct link” between Alzheimer’s disease and elevated brain aluminum following occupational exposure. Namely, an aggressive form of early onset Alzheimer’sRead more

Occupational asthma

Disease

Occupational asthma is an occupational condition defined as:Asthma is defined as a respiratory disease caused by narrowing of the air passages[citation needed]. Symptoms include shortness of breath, tightness of the chest, nasal irritation, coughing and wheezing. The first person to use it in reference to a medical condition was Hippocrates, and he believed that tailors, anglers and...More