April 21, 2014: Health Tip: Getting Rid of Dust Mites
Keep your home clean

April 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

March 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

March 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

March 22, 2014: Allergy Season Springs Into Bloom
Allergist outlines ways to minimize effects of pollen

March 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

March 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

February 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

February 04, 2014: Expectant Mothers' Colds May Affect Baby
Exposures in womb might raise risk of asthma, allergies in childhood, study suggests

February 03, 2014: Black Children, Teens More Likely to Return to Hospital for Asthma: Study
Financial, social hardships were biggest reasons why, researchers report

January 28, 2014: Premature Birth Linked to Asthma, Wheezing in Childhood
Study suggests respiratory problems don't improve with age in these kids

January 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

January 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

January 18, 2014: Many Asthma Patients Don't Stick to Treatment Plan, Study Finds
Better communication with their doctors might improve outcomes, researchers say

January 16, 2014: Health Tip: Pay Attention to Air Pollution
Avoid outdoors when air quality is poor

January 10, 2014: Less Variety in Babies' Gut Bacteria May Lead to Asthma Risk
Swedish study followed 47 infants for 7 years

January 08, 2014: Ultramarathoners: How's Their Health?
Researchers launch long-term study of these intense runners

December 16, 2013: Dogs May Guard Babies Against Asthma, Allergies
Researchers working with mice found presence of a pet reduced immune system response to allergens

December 11, 2013: Probiotics Don't Prevent Childhood Asthma, Study Finds
But they may have other benefits, including prevention of eczema

December 06, 2013: Nebulizers May Not Deliver Full Drug Dose to Kids With Asthma
Small study found less than one-quarter of the medicine makes it to the lungs

December 05, 2013: Too Few Americans With Asthma Are Getting Flu Shots, CDC Says
Report finds only half of this high-risk group gets immunized

November 14, 2013: Women With Asthma May Take Longer to Get Pregnant: Study
They ultimately had same number of children as women without the respiratory condition

November 08, 2013: Cat Allergies Double Among Asthma Sufferers, Study Reveals
Experts say findings may lead to improvements in diagnosis and treatment

November 08, 2013: Study: Women at Higher Risk for Allergies, Asthma
Reasons for gender difference are unclear

November 01, 2013: Few Parents Use Kids' Asthma Meds Correctly: Study
The result: inaccurate dosing and uncontrolled symptoms

October 29, 2013: Last Two Ozone-Depleting Inhalers Being Phased Out
Deadline is Dec. 31, but FDA urges asthma patients to switch to eco-friendly versions now

October 21, 2013: Health Tip: Create an Asthma Action Plan
Here's what it should include

September 27, 2013: Health Tip: Dealing With a Child's Cough
Many times, it won't require medical treatment

September 27, 2013: Health Tip: Exercising Despite Allergies and Asthma
Make sure you take your medication first

September 21, 2013: Child's Chronic Illness Can Affect the Whole Family
Care demands can create more stress than severity of illness, researchers say

September 18, 2013: Geography, Income Determine Health Care in U.S., Report Says
'We are often two Americas,' according to Commonwealth Fund

September 16, 2013: Asthma Care Critical During Pregnancy, Study Finds
Close monitoring needed, regardless of severity, researchers say

September 10, 2013: Smoking Plus Asthma in Pregnancy May Make for 'Dangerous Situation'
The risk of poor health outcomes for mother and baby shouldn't be underestimated, researchers say

September 03, 2013: More Menopausal Women Hospitalized for Asthma, Study Finds
Biggest discrepancy in rates between men and women seen during 40s and 50s

August 08, 2013: Many Kids With Asthma Live With Secondhand Smoke: CDC
These children have worse symptoms and more outbreaks, experts warn

August 07, 2013: Obese Kids More Likely to Have Asthma, With Worse Symptoms
Study analyzed medical records of more than 600,000 children

August 05, 2013: Mother's Asthma During Pregnancy May Raise Child's Health Risks
Large study of Danish women followed their children up to age 6

July 30, 2013: One in Five Kids May 'Outgrow' Asthma
Study found girls, those with animal allergies less likely to stop wheezing as they aged

July 24, 2013: Study of Genetic Condition May Yield Clues to Cause of Allergies
Results from kids with Loeys-Dietz syndrome might help guide treatment of all allergic diseases, researchers say

July 23, 2013: Poll: U.S. Adults Support Smoking Ban in Cars With Kids
3 of 4 also agree homes of children with asthma, other lung problems should be smoke-free

July 10, 2013: 5 Things Kids Should Tell Their Asthma Doctor
Experts list key topics to discuss for optimum care

June 28, 2013: Genetic Risks for Asthma May Persist Into Adulthood
Continued disease, quality-of-life issues remain more likely, study found

June 08, 2013: Summer Camp Health Tips for Parents
How to keep water sports from causing skin infections and other expert advice

June 05, 2013: Recession Forced Cutbacks in Care for Special Needs Kids: Study
Some families curtailed dental visits, medicines for children with chronic health problems

June 03, 2013: Health Tip: Is Your Asthma Getting Worse?
Symptoms may become more severe

May 21, 2013: Sleepless Nights May Hurt School Performance of Kids With Asthma
Problems included carelessness, difficulty staying awake, study finds

May 16, 2013: Most Americans Say 'No' to Smoking in Their Homes, Cars
4 out of 5 adults have household bans, but millions of people still breathe secondhand smoke, CDC says

May 15, 2013: Health Tip: Exercise With Allergies and Asthma
Speak with an allergist first

May 07, 2013: For Pregnant Smokers, Vitamin C Might Help Babies' Lungs
Small study suggests infants of women who take supplements have lower risk of wheezing

May 07, 2013: Some Blackboard Chalks Might Spur Allergies in Kids: Study
Protein used in common classroom item may cause reaction in kids with milk allergies