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Asthma Rates Have Increased Dramatically Since 2001

Do you have asthma? You’re not alone. New stats show that the number of people diagnosed with the condtion has increased by 4.3 million from 2001 to 2009. That’s nearly 1 in 12 people! Asthma is a fairly common pulmonary condition that can cause wheezing, breathlessness, chest tightness, and coughing. Patients can control their asthma symptoms, which are usually triggered by things in the environment, through medication or by avoiding things that cause their illness to flare up, including smoking and air pollution.

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Financial Help With Pregnancy

The costs of having a baby are staggering. In 2010, Pregnancy Today puts the total cost at around $10,000 to $12,000 for a vaginal birth and $15,000 to $20,000 if you require a C-section. Fortunately, if you aren’t financially prepared to have a baby, there are resources that you can turn to for help.

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Alaska Cruises With Children

In recent years, Alaska cruises have gained popularity with both couples and families. An Alaskan cruise is a great family trip because of the spectacular scenery and glaciers. With some planning and research, you can have great time on your Alaskan cruise with your children.