Asthma http://nhpr.org en Traffic Pollution And Asthma http://nhpr.org/post/traffic-pollution-and-asthma <p><strong>EarthTalk®<br>E - The Environmental Magazine</strong></p><p></p> Sun, 30 Dec 2012 05:00:00 +0000 19697 at http://nhpr.org Traffic Pollution And Asthma Environmental Groups Ask EPA to Investigate Schiller Plant Emissions http://nhpr.org/post/environmental-groups-ask-epa-investigate-schiller-plant-emissions <p>Environmental groups in New Hampshire and Maine want the EPA to investigate sulfur dioxide emissions at a power plant in Portsmouth.</p><p>Sierra Club chapters in the two states are mounting a petition drive.</p><p>It asks the EPA to look into the possible effect of the emissions on asthma cases in the Seacoast regions of the two states.</p><p>The groups contend that sulfur dioxide emitted by the Schiller Plant could be adding to respiratory illnesses,&nbsp;especially in Maine.</p><p>But Martin Murray, spokesman for PSNH says that an examination of the plant isn&#39;t necessary.</p> Tue, 03 Apr 2012 17:42:12 +0000 Roger Wood 2905 at http://nhpr.org Does Tylenol Worsen Asthma For Kids? http://nhpr.org/post/does-tylenol-worsen-asthma-kids Parents and doctors around the world have been alarmed by the dramatic <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2011/01/13/132885149/asthma-on-the-rise-25-million-in-the-u-s-affected" target="_blank">increase</a> in childhood asthma.<p>One factor in the upswing is better detection by doctors, but at least one doctor thinks a common over-the-counter drug also has something to do with it.<p><a href="https://www.akronchildrens.org/cms/doctors/john_mcbride/index.html" target="_blank">Dr. John McBride</a> sees lots of kids with asthma. Mon, 20 Feb 2012 05:01:00 +0000 Patti Neighmond 1993 at http://nhpr.org Does Tylenol Worsen Asthma For Kids?