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Mar 6, 2022

What does the body of evidence say on the topic of asthma? Plus: how much time children spend in front of screens, and how to nudge people to go to the gym.


Block 1:

(3:15) Asthma: wheezing, similar diseases, how asthma is diagnosed


Block 2:

(10:53) Asthma: exercise-induced “asthma,” what is asthma, cold and thunderstorms as triggers, allergies, infections, treatments


Block 3:

(29:31) Screen time in children


Block 4:

(40:06) Nudging people to go to the gym



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* Jingle by Joseph Hackl

* Theme music: “Fall of the Ocean Queen“ by Joseph Hackl.

* Assistant researcher: Nicholas Koziris


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1) Episode 43 on allergies:


2) The 2019 Global Initiative for Asthma report:


3) How will new recommendations from the GINA report affect practice in Canada:


4) GINA FAQ on asthma:


5) Trial on combined budenoside-formoterol as needed in mild asthma:


6) Systematic review and meta-analysis on screen time in children 5 years and younger:


7) American Academy of Paediatrics’ guidelines on screen time:


8) Canadian Paediatrics Society’s guidelines on screen time:


9) Megastudy on nudging people to go to the gym:



Music Credits:


Lofi Chill Hip-Hop by WinnieTheMoog




Tutorial 2 by Frank Schröter




Ambient Relaxing Background by MusicLFiles




Over The Rainbow by Sascha Ende®