Archive | April, 2011

On the Book and Asthma Trail

By Caroline Leavitt When I was writing my novel Pictures of You, I never intended to write about childhood asthma. My own asthma was practically non-existent and I hadn’t wanted to revisit that terrible time when it was not, an era of ERs and hospitals and bullying. But sometimes what you want to write about […]

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Is Asthma a Disability?

By Dr. Paul Ehrlich Our ever-alert editor ran across this item: TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The state House has voted to expand Florida’s school voucher program for students with disabilities. The bill (HB 1329) that passed 98-17 on Thursday would add children with lesser disabilities such as asthma and allergies. (Read more) I’m not going to […]

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