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Asthma (INACTIVE)

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  • Long Beach builds 'Great Wall of Mulch' to block road noise, pollution

    Long Beach has erected a new fortification in the battle against freeway noise and air pollution, and it’s decidedly low-tech. It’s called “The Great Wall of Mulch.” City officials gathered Tuesday to top off a 12-foot-high...
  • Bob Thompson dies at 88; 'Space Age pop' composer

    Bob Thompson dies at 88; 'Space Age pop' composer
    Sometime between ring-a-ding-ding and hunk-a hunk-a burning love, America slipped into something more comfortable and Bob Thompson was there to help. Thompson was one of the foremost composers and arrangers of what came to be known as "Space Age...
  • A long haul to a "Psychic Temple" sequel for composer Chris Schlarb

    A long haul to a "Psychic Temple" sequel for composer Chris Schlarb
    As has been thoroughly documented, the past decade or so has not been easy for independent musicians, particularly for those with a taste for venturing outside typical bounds of rock and pop. Consider producer-musician Chris Schlarb, who at 36 years old...
  • Air board will start monitoring pollution next to SoCal freeways

    Air board will start monitoring pollution next to SoCal freeways
    Air quality regulators will begin monitoring pollution levels near major Southern California traffic corridors next year, for the first time providing data important to nearly 1 million Southern Californians who are at greater risk of respiratory...
  • Air board may decide fate of L.A.-area beach fire rings today

    Air board may decide fate of L.A.-area beach fire rings today
    The dispute over hundreds of fire rings that blaze nightly on Los Angeles and Orange County beaches has been raging for months, but is expected to come to a head today as the South Coast Air Quality Management District meets to vote on new restrictions....
  • Asthma medicine shows promise for Down syndrome in mice tests [Updated]

    Asthma medicine shows promise for Down syndrome in mice tests [Updated]
    [This post has been corrected. See note at bottom.] A federally approved drug already being inhaled by asthma patients may make mice with Down syndrome smarter, according to a new study. Researchers chose to test the widely manufactured...
  • Super smog hits north China city Harbin

     
    Visibility shrank to less than half a football field and small-particle pollution soared to a record 40 times higher than an international safety standard in one northern Chinese city as the region entered its high-smog season....
  • President Obama angry about ACA glitches; unbowed about benefits

    President Obama angry about ACA glitches; unbowed about benefits
    If anyone expected President Obama to be cowed, apologetic or remorseful Monday when he answered a barrage of criticism about the roll-out of the Affordable Care Act's website—which even heĀ  admitted “stank”--they must have been very...
  • Iran's nuclear resolve fueled by Iraq's chemical assault in war

    Iran's nuclear resolve fueled by Iraq's chemical assault in war
    TEHRAN — Shahriyar Khatri was among many here welcoming news that this year's Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, the international agency that oversees a global ban on toxic armaments. "I'm...
  • In California, some with big needs have high hopes for Obamacare

    In California, some with big needs have high hopes for Obamacare
    Healthcare coverage is an issue that weighs heavily onĀ Alfred Luevano's family. Luevano, 35, of Boyle Heights came to the Healthcare Partners Medical Clinic on Atlantic Boulevard in Monterey Park for a medical checkup, but also wanted answers about...
  • Outfest 2013: Diana Nyad swims to 'The Other Shore'

    Outfest 2013: Diana Nyad swims to 'The Other Shore'
    Champion long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad admits she often was at loggerheads with the producer/director of “The Other Shore,” a new documentary chronicling her decision at age 60 to attempt to swim the treacherous, shark- and jellyfish-...