Whooping Cough is caused by pertussis and the number of cases is the highest it has been in the last five decades. The bacteria involved is called: Bordetella pertussis.
Asthma is a severe disease of respiratory difficulty with regards to bronchial tubes or airways. This is a condition that obstructs the airway of the Lungs. In those who suffer from this disease, symptoms are not always present immediately.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) met today in Adelphi, Maryland to discuss the concern of two powerful medications used for pain control. The two painkillers are Percocet and Vicodin.