Mother calls for education for asthma sufferers after son, nine, died from attack

Mother calls for education for asthma sufferers after son, nine, died from attack Brown inhaler has a low dose of steroids but must be taken regularly to build up resistance in the lungsBlue inhaler works to open up airways during an attack, but can do little once airways close His local GP practice has now stopped repeat prescriptions of inhalers and opted to assess children each time to monitor their condition and compliance | UPDATED: 18:48 GMT, 3 October 2012 A 'dynamo' boy of nine died from a severe asthma attack after he refused to let the condition spoil his love of playing with friends and family.

Boy, nine, dies from asthma attack as he didn"t think he needed his brown inhaler to prevent episodes

Boy, nine, dies from asthma attack as he didn't think he needed his brown inhaler to prevent episodes Brown inhaler has a low dose of steroids but must be taken regularly to build up resistance in the lungsBlue inhaler works to open up airways during an attack, but can do little once airways close His local GP practice has now stopped repeat prescriptions of inhalers and opted to assess children each time to monitor their condition and compliance | UPDATED: 15:33 GMT, 2 October 2012 A 'dynamo' boy of nine died from a severe asthma attack after he refused to let the condition spoil his love of playing with friends and family.

Joanne O"Riordan, who was born with no arms or legs… but with the heart of a lion

She beat the Budget: The extraordinary, awe-inspiring and humbling story of Joanne O”Riordan, who was born with no arms or legs… but with the heart of a lion Like most teenagers Joanne O”Riordan loves playing music, going to football matches and texting her friends on her mobile. But the difference between this teenager and others is that Joanne this week single-handedly forced the Government to tear up its Budget plans to cut disability allowance for young people