Ways to Take Control of Your Asthma

Asthma is often a lifelong condition, but that doesn’t mean you or your child should have trouble breathing all the time. When you work with a doctor and pay attention to your symptoms — you may need to adjust your medications for optimal control of your asthma — you will likely be able to keep flares at…

Difference Between Industrial Smog & Photochemical Smog

In the classical sense, smog equals smoke plus fog, but for the people who live in sun-drenched basins, such as Los Angeles, the equation is a little more complicated. Classical smog is primarily the product of coal-fueled fires from factories and is also known as industrial smog. The smog common in Los Angeles comes from…

10 Tips to Protect Yourself from Unhealthy Air

The American Lung Association encourages everyone to get involved in the fight for cleaner, healthier air. Here are some simple, effective tips for protecting you and your family from the dangers of air pollution: Check daily air pollution forecasts in your area. The color-coded forecasts can let you know when the air is unhealthy in…