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Kristin Chenoweth Reveals She Has Asthma! Wants To Raise Awareness For Disease That Affects Millions Of Americans!

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She's speaking up!

And she's doing it to help others!

Kristin Chenoweth is known to have an amazing, breathtaking voice, but few were aware that the Glee star has trouble taking breaths sometimes!

The lovely actress was diagnosed with asthma about ten years ago, and she's kept the information away from the public…until now! Not even just that, but she's also

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Baby Poop Could Be Key To Understanding Asthma, Obesity, Diabetes!

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So interesting!

Scientists believe that babies born via Cesarean section have a different set of microbes in their digestive tract than those born from the vagina.

Previously, scientists have linked C section born babies with a higher risk of asthma, diabetes, and obesity - but they weren't sure why.

Now they believe that elevated risk may be due to

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Asthma Drug Might Stunt Growth

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This isn't good news at all.

Kids with asthma might need to seek out a different way to control it other than budesonide, which is marketed under several brand names, including Rhinocort and Pulmicort.

That is, kids with asthma that can handle finding something else — the drug is extremely great at handling severe asthma, so researchers don't recommend taking kids off the drug if they need it.

Asthma affects an estimated 6 million U.S. children and millions more adults.

The problem is with growth. Kids tend to be at least half an inch shorter permanently if they're using budesonide. If you ask us, that's still worth it to get asthma under control!

Still, you should talk over options with your doctors!

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Kid's Backpacks And Supplies Found With High Levels Of Toxic Chemicals!

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A new study has found that many kids' new backpacks and some of their supplies may contain higher levels of toxic chemicals than the government allows in most toys.

The study found a whopping 75% of children's school supplies contain high levels of phthalates, which are potentially toxic.

A press release said:

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Spot And Fluffy Help Baby Develop Asthma And Allergy Immunity While Mommy's Preggerz!!

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Well this is exciting news!!

The more mommy-to-be's are around their perezcious pets, the less likely their babeh is to develop asthma!!

Apparently the

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Simon Cowell Getting SUED By X-Factor Auditioners!

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Look on the bright side, Simon! At least your new show is getting lots of attention! LOLz.

86-year-old X-Factor auditioner Hyman Marks, his 54-year-old son Stephen, and his 78-year-old wife Helen are suing both Simon Cowell and Fox!

Hyman and son Stephen were

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Diana Nyad Abandons Swim After 30 Hours

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Aww! Such a bummer to hear, but marathon swimmer Diana Nyad has abandoned her 60 plus hour swim from Cuba to Florida after roughly 30 continuous hours in the water.

She reportedly began vomiting on top of suffering through asthma and a very sore shoulder.

Despite not being able to complete the challenge, she's STILL proved what she set out to prove. Age don't mean a thang!

The 61-year-old swimmer still spent more continuous hours swimming than most have spent in their lives TOTAL!

While "sad" she could not complete her dream, she confirmed canceling the rest of the trip "was absolutely the right call".

For more coverage from the team of reporters who covered her entire journey, check out the video above!

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