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Fact Sheets Focus on Fragrances that Cause or Trigger Work-Related Asthma

The Work-Related Asthma Prevention Program (WRAPP) of the California Department of Public Health has released fact sheets on fragrances and work-related asthma for May, 2015, Asthma Awareness Month. Perfumes and fragrances used in personal care products, cleaning products, and air fresheners in the workplace can cause or trigger asthma. They are made up of many […]

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Indoor Swimming Pool Attendance Associated with Asthma in Children

Writing in the April, 2015, edition of Environmental Health, researchers note that  “by-products of water disinfectants have been suggested to cause asthma, especially in atopic children [children with allergic predispositions]. However, studies on indoor swimming pool attendance and asthma in children have presented conflicting results. The present study examined the relationship between indoor swimming pool […]

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