This morning, I had the pleasure of participating in a conference call featuring the irrepressible Betty White. ?
White, who is kicking 90, really hit her stride after she turned 50, and has never slowed down. She's even hosted Saturday Night Live. White stars in TV Land’s Hot In Cleveland, and is now the face of a new AARP campaign telling people to just “ get over it,” when it comes to aging. During a different interview, she said, “I’m swimming as fast as I can,” referring to her work life. It's evident that White seems to be able to swim pretty fast.
During the phone interview, White lamented the fact that some people “get old” in high school. Others feel “old” at thirty, or fear their 40 th birthday. With references to this mentality, she made a point of saying that attitude has much to do with aging in a healthy manner. Attitude, in fact, seems to be her touchstone in life.
Optimism is also important, accor...
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Introduction The word asthma originates from an ancient Greek word meaning panting. Essentially, asthma is an inflammatory lung condition that makes it difficult to breathe properly. When people inhale, the air travels through the following structures: Air passes into the lungs and flows through progressively smaller airways called bronchi and then bronchioles . The lungs contain millions of these airways. All bronchioles lead to alveoli , which are microscopic sacs where oxygen is taken in and carbon dioxide is expelled. The major features of the lungs include the bronchi, the bronchioles, and the alveoli. The alveoli are the microscopic sacs lined by tiny blood vessels that take in oxygen and give up carbon dioxide. Asthma is a chronic condition in which these airways undergo changes when stimulated by allergens or other environmental triggers. Such changes appear to be two specific responses: The hyperreactive response (also called hyperresponsiveness) The inflammatory response These actions ...
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