18 ways you can prevent asthma attacks in children during harmattan season
Jan02

18 ways you can prevent asthma attacks in children during harmattan season

The harmattan wind is blowing cold air. The weather is dry, dusty and hazy. Here are 18 useful tips to prevent your child from having asthma attacks in the harmamattan season. 1. Keep your child warm; cold is one of the triggers of asthma. Keep your child warm with extra clothing and sweaters. Don’t allow them to play with cold water or wet themselves. A hot tea definitely comes in handy in this period. 2. No play on dusty fields: the...

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London doctors call for a ban on diesel engines in the city
Dec10

London doctors call for a ban on diesel engines in the city

An organisation that consists of doctors and other health practitioners protested called Doctors Against Diesel staged a rally in the UK capital city, London today. The protest was covered by the BBC. Except from the protest and link to it can be found below: A campaign led by medical professionals is calling for all diesel cars to be banned from London. Doctors Against Diesel claim 9,400 Londoners a year die prematurely from...

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