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Nov 21, 2015
Allergy and Asthma Sufferers Beware as Holiday Season Kicks In
Expert offers tips to cope with seasonal triggers
Nov 17, 2015
Certain Antibiotic Might Combat Children's Wheezing Episodes
Kids given azithromycin were less likely to develop severe respiratory illness, study says
Nov 3, 2015
Prescription Drug Use on the Rise in U.S.
Many adults take 5 or more medications, often for preventable ills, study finds
Nov 2, 2015
Dogs in the Home May Lower Kids' Odds for Asthma
Study findings support notion that early life exposure to microbes, allergens may prevent illness, experts say
Oct 21, 2015
'Green' Public Housing May Help Families Breathe Easier
Rates of asthma attacks lower in specially designed buildings
Oct 5, 2015
Health Tip: Live Better With Asthma
Take prescribed medication, and create an action plan
Sep 30, 2015
Gut Bacteria Tied to Asthma Risk in Kids
Study suggests that antibiotics in infancy might also play a role
Sep 29, 2015
Kids May Be More Likely to Get Asthma if Grandma Smoked While Pregnant: Study
Risk is heightened even if child's mother didn't smoke, research suggests
Sep 24, 2015
Secondhand Smoke May Double Risk of Hospitalization for Kids With Asthma
Exposure can worsen symptoms and make the disease more difficult to manage, researchers say
Aug 1, 2015
Add Asthma, Allergy Plans to Your Back-to-School List
From students to teachers to school nurses, everyone needs to be on the same page to prevent problems
Jul 31, 2015
Smog Threatens Visitors to U.S. National Parks: Report
Investigators found unhealthy ozone levels, haze plague many natural sanctuaries
Jul 2, 2015
How to Avoid July Fourth Allergy Flare-Ups
Smoke, stings, mold are common summer allergens that can trigger asthma, allergy attacks, experts say
Jun 26, 2015
Losing Weight May Ease Asthma in Obese People
Researchers also saw improvement in quality of life
Jun 23, 2015
Jun 18, 2015
Many Parents Who Smoke Expose Kids to Fumes at Home
4 in every 10 U.S. households with a smoking parent had no 'smoke-free' rules in place, study finds
Jun 12, 2015
Asthma Treatments Fail Older Patients More Often: Study
Having respiratory condition for longer time, lower lung function may be factors
Jun 11, 2015
Aerobic Exercise Can Help Curb Asthma, Study Shows
Brazilian research found better airway function in those who had more vigorous workouts
May 26, 2015
Soy Supplements Won't Ease Asthma, Study Finds
Clinical trial refutes prior notion that the nutrient might boost lung function
May 22, 2015
Can Asthma Protect Men From Prostate Cancer?
New research finds an association, but doesn't prove cause and effect
May 18, 2015
Many Kids With Asthma Also Sensitive to Peanuts: Study
Parents may not realize that wheezing, shortness of breath could be allergy
May 11, 2015
Environmental Concerns Led to Jump in Cost of Asthma Inhalers: Study
Price of 'rescue' medication nearly doubled, researchers say
May 5, 2015
Women Hospitalized for Asthma More Often Than Men
Female hormones, differences in health behaviors may play a role, researchers say
Apr 29, 2015
Curbing School Bus Pollution Might Reduce Absences
Improved emission controls produced big benefits for students with asthma, study found
Apr 22, 2015
Gene May Play Part in How Kids Respond to Asthma Meds: Study
Chemical signal linked to how well corticosteroids worked
Apr 17, 2015
Remote Amazon Tribe Members Have Greater Germ Diversity in Their Bodies
Finding suggests that 'Western' lifestyle may be driving diseases like asthma, diabetes, obesity
Apr 9, 2015
Asthma Rates Similar Among Black Children in Urban, Rural Areas: Study
Finding challenges theory that living in a city boosts risk of respiratory condition
Apr 9, 2015
Work-Related Asthma Affects Millions of U.S. Adults: CDC
If you can't give up the job, try to minimize contact with irritants, expert says
Apr 3, 2015
Childhood Trauma May Raise Odds of Asthma
Study finds divorce, death and violence appear linked to higher risk of respiratory illness
Apr 3, 2015
Could Household Bleach Raise Kids' Risk for Flu, Other Infections?
European study shows 'modest' effect, but cause-and-effect not clear
Mar 27, 2015
Weight-Loss Surgery Might Reduce Serious Asthma Flare-Ups
Emergency visits, hospitalizations for airway disease dropped by half after procedure, study finds
Mar 9, 2015
Depression During Pregnancy Linked to Child's Asthma Risk
Older, but not newer, antidepressants showed similar increased odds for respiratory condition, study found
Mar 9, 2015HDTV Article
Depression and Asthma
Antidepressant use during pregnancy does not increase the risk of asthma in children, new study finds.
Mar 6, 2015
Pneumonia in Early Childhood Tied to Higher Odds of Asthma
Lung problems before age 3 may have enduring impact, study says
Feb 23, 2015
Cat, Dust Mite Allergies Linked to Childhood Asthma
Study findings reveal possible early risk factors for asthma
Feb 23, 2015
Could a Dishwasher Raise Your Child's Allergy, Asthma Risk?
Study found children from homes that hand-washed dishes had less allergic disease
Feb 23, 2015
Host of Factors Influence Baby's Immune System
Breast-feeding, less sterile environment spurs healthier makeup of gut bacteria, researchers report
Feb 16, 2015
Moldy Homes May Mean More Asthma in Young Kids
Those with allergies at greatest asthma risk, study finds
Feb 6, 2015
Preemies More Likely to Have Asthma, Study Finds
But, they will likely outgrow the airway condition, researchers report
Feb 3, 2015
Workers May Be Afraid to Discuss Job-Related Asthma
People seem to be worried about how disease might affect their employment, income, experts say
Jan 20, 2015
Researchers Rethink Inner-City Asthma Theory
Poverty, race, ethnicity are more accurate predictors, study says
Jan 13, 2015
Asthma Tied to Higher Risk of Sleep Apnea
The longer a person had asthma, the more likely they developed the breathing disorder, study found
Jan 9, 2015
Health Tip: Triggering Asthma Attacks
These factors may bring on an attack
Jan 6, 2015
About 1 in 7 Older Adults Has Some Form of Lung Disease: CDC
COPD, asthma affect many aging Americans
Dec 20, 2014
Holiday Trimmings Can Trigger Allergies
Some tips to avoid bad reactions to the seasonal good times
Dec 18, 2014
Many People Misuse Devices for Asthma, Allergic Reaction
Memory of correct way to use inhalers, epinephrine pens faded over time, researchers report
Dec 18, 2014HDTV Article
EpiPen and Asthma Inhaler Misuse
Very few people are using asthma inhalers or EpiPens correctly, new study finds.
Dec 11, 2014
Raised Asthma Risk Seen for Toddlers Who Share Bed With Parents
But researchers weren't able to show why the association was found
Nov 26, 2014
EPA Issues Tougher Rules on Ozone Emissions
Health experts praised the new limits, but industry advocates said they aren't needed
Nov 26, 2014
No Link Between Acetaminophen in Pregnancy, Asthma in Kids: Study
Once childhood respiratory illnesses were factored out, the pain relievers had little impact, researchers say
Nov 17, 2014
Asthma Raises Heart Attack Risk, Research Suggests
Those who had trouble controlling condition particularly vulnerable, researchers report
Nov 4, 2014
Poor Quality Housing Tied to Higher Asthma Rates Among Kids
As number of cockroach, mold infestations rose, so did hospitalizations for respiratory attacks, study found
Oct 30, 2014
Halloween Safety Tips for Kids With Asthma
Trick-or-treaters should bring quick-relief inhalers with them, experts advise
Oct 20, 2014
Some Lung Patients Buy Cigarettes Along With Meds at Pharmacies: Study
To end this paradoxical practice, certain drug stores no longer sell tobacco products
Oct 6, 2014
Fetal Exposure to Plastics Chemical Tied to Breathing Ills in Kids
Expert recommends pregnant women avoid canned foods, plastics containing BPA
Oct 3, 2014
Docs Offer Advice for Combating Respiratory Virus That's Striking Kids
Proper hygiene, including frequent hand washing, is important -- especially for children with asthma
Oct 1, 2014
New Clues to How Colds Can Spur Asthma Attacks
Finding provides new target for drug development, experts say
Sep 23, 2014
Job Worries Can Raise Asthma Risk, Study Says
Findings support idea that work-related stress contributes to development of respiratory disorder
Sep 22, 2014
Health Woes to Worsen Due to Climate Change, Study Warns
Experts predict surge in breathing problems, infections and food shortages
Sep 17, 2014
Prenatal Exposure to Chemicals in Plastics Linked to Asthma Risk in Kids
Association between phthalates and lung disorder needs additional research, study authors say
Sep 16, 2014
Combo Therapy Best for COPD: Study
Researchers found two-drug regimen cut death, hospitalization rates for the respiratory disease
Sep 12, 2014
Few Students With Asthma, Allergies Have School Emergency Plan
Schools must be well prepared to deal with life-threatening reactions, researchers caution
Sep 8, 2014
Smoking Before Fatherhood May Raise Asthma Risk in Kids: Study
But no similar association was found between mother and children
Sep 8, 2014
Putting Baby to Sleep on Animal Fur May Lower Asthma Risk: Study
Researchers suggest contact with natural microbes may offer protection
Sep 4, 2014
Health Tip: Things That Can Trigger Asthma
Tobacco smoke is among the most common
Aug 15, 2014
Common Respiratory Diseases Tied to Lung Cancer Risk
Chronic bronchitis, emphysema and pneumonia linked to risk in study, but not asthma, tuberculosis
Aug 4, 2014
When Colds, Flu Lead to Complications in Kids
About a third of children admitted to hospital for these infections develop respiratory issues, study finds
Aug 1, 2014
FDA Approves New Treatment for People With COPD
Striverdi Respimat is an inhaled spray that works by keeping airways relaxed, agency says
Aug 1, 2014
Older Women With Asthma Face Worse Health Outcomes
Making breathing issues a priority can help improve their overall condition, researchers say
Jul 30, 2014
Even Thinking an Odor is Harmful May Spur Asthma Symptoms
Study finds people's negative expectations can play a role in flare-ups
Jul 22, 2014
Obesity During Pregnancy Linked to Raised Asthma Risk in Kids
Threat of respiratory disease may be up to 30 percent higher, study suggests
Jul 18, 2014
Health Tip: Thwart Mold at Home
Address any leaks or damp areas
Jul 3, 2014
Health Tip: Take it Easy on Chemical Cleaners
Especially if a family member has asthma
Jul 2, 2014
New Inhaled Drug Shows Promise Against Asthma, Allergies
Quilizumab quells production of protein that triggers reaction to allergens, researchers report
Jun 19, 2014
U.S. Health Snapshots: Insurance Coverage Expands, but Gaps Remain
Federal reports capture nation's pre-Obamacare health status and health-care coverage
Jun 6, 2014
Too-Clean Homes May Encourage Child Allergies, Asthma: Study
Exposure to a little dust, dander in infancy might prime tots' immune systems, research finds
Jun 5, 2014
Yoga May Not Help Ease Asthma, Study Suggests
But ancient practice not harmful and can improve overall health, experts say
May 22, 2014
Costs a Barrier to Asthma Care for Some Kids
High co-pays prevent some children from seeing a doctor or getting needed meds, study finds
May 19, 2014
Children's Asthma Linked to Air Pollution in 2nd Trimester: Study
Preliminary research finds timing of exposure an important element
May 19, 2014
Vitamin D Supplements May Not Help Ease Asthma
Study did suggest the nutrient might help lower patients' dependence on inhaled steroids
May 15, 2014
Study Probes Link Between Early Antibiotic Use, Asthma
Infants given these meds may have both poor immunity and genetic risk for asthma, findings suggest
May 8, 2014
Climate Change Will Make Breathing in Summer Harder: Study
As weather warms, some areas in U.S. will have many high ozone days
May 7, 2014
Asthma Linked to Bone Loss in Study
Reason for connection isn't clear, experts say
May 5, 2014
FDA Panel Says No to Over-the-Counter Allergy Drug Singulair
Experts expressed relief at the decision, citing safety concerns
Apr 21, 2014
Apr 15, 2014
Nonwhites Exposed to More Air Pollution: Study
More nitrogen dioxide from exhaust fumes, power plants could mean increased deaths from heart disease, researchers say
Mar 28, 2014
Smoking Bans Linked to Drop in Premature Births, Kids' Asthma Attacks
Smoke-free policies offer health benefits for people of all ages, study authors say
Mar 27, 2014
Traffic Smog Tied to Hospital Stays for White Kids With Asthma
Among black kids in study, other factors appeared to play bigger role in asthma rehospitalizations
Mar 22, 2014
Allergy Season Springs Into Bloom
Allergist outlines ways to minimize effects of pollen
Mar 13, 2014
Preterm Birth May Raise Child's Asthma Risk, Study Suggests
The more premature the delivery, the higher the odds for respiratory trouble, researchers found
Mar 10, 2014
September Peak Month for Kids' Asthma Flares: Study
Experts say rise in allergy triggers, summer medication 'breaks' and back-to-school virus exposure may all contribute
Feb 28, 2014
Common Asthma Meds May Raise Sleep Apnea Risk, Study Says
Preliminary finding saw possible link between certain inhaler drugs and the sleep disorder, but more research needed
Feb 6, 2014HDTV Article
Premature Babies and Adult Sleep Apnea
Are premature babies at higher risk for breathing problems in adulthood?
Feb 4, 2014
Expectant Mothers' Colds May Affect Baby
Exposures in womb might raise risk of asthma, allergies in childhood, study suggests
Feb 3, 2014
Black Children, Teens More Likely to Return to Hospital for Asthma: Study
Financial, social hardships were biggest reasons why, researchers report
Jan 28, 2014
Premature Birth Linked to Asthma, Wheezing in Childhood
Study suggests respiratory problems don't improve with age in these kids
Jan 22, 2014
Much More Must Be Done to Lower Smoking Rates, Experts Say
American Lung Association points to legislative inaction by states, stronger push by Big Tobacco
Jan 20, 2014
Testing for Smoke Exposure May Predict Rehospitalization for Asthma
Study found kids subjected to secondhand smoke are more than twice as likely to be readmitted
Jan 18, 2014
Many Asthma Patients Don't Stick to Treatment Plan, Study Finds
Better communication with their doctors might improve outcomes, researchers say
Jan 16, 2014
Health Tip: Pay Attention to Air Pollution
Avoid outdoors when air quality is poor
Jan 10, 2014
Less Variety in Babies' Gut Bacteria May Lead to Asthma Risk
Swedish study followed 47 infants for 7 years