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Las vías aéreas (los conductos que llevan el aire hacia el interior y el exterior de los pulmones) están rodeadas por un tipo de músculo denominado "músculo liso". En pacientes con asma, estos músculos suelen contraerse en reacción a determinados factores. Cuando esto ocurre, las vías aéreas se vuelven más estrechas, lo cual bloquea el flujo de aire y dificulta la respiración. Este estrechamiento de las vías aéreas se denomina "broncoconstricción". Junto con la inflamación de las vías aéreas, es responsable de la aparición de síntomas, tales como tos, resuello y falta de aire.

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Free bike helmets will be given out as part of the Monroe Bike Rodeo this year.

The 1st Annual Logan X. Hess Stop Child Abuse Poker Run and Car Show will take place August 3. The ride begins at the Piqua American Legion and ends at Edison Community College. The car show will be at Edison Community College.

West Carrollton Police will be on hand to insure proper fit for all bike helmets.

Sample the distinctive flavors of the many cultures of Old North Dayton while enjoying entertainment, children's activities and a bicycle decoration competition for ages 9-16. All bike entries MUST be registered with the Dayton Police in advance at or at the Festival at 5:30 PM.

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