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There's Fun and Fitness in the Pool for Asthmatic Kids February 20, 2017

High humidity in indoor pools can also help keep airways open and prevent attacks, doctor says

How to Control Mold, Avoid Allergies February 17, 2017

Limiting moisture in the home is key, specialists say

Low-Income Kids More Likely to Have ADHD, Asthma February 14, 2017

Autism more often diagnosed among children in higher-income families, study finds

Sleepless Nights Linked to Asthma Later in Life February 02, 2017

Adults with chronic insomnia 3 times more likely to develop the respiratory disorder, study suggests

Obamacare Boosted Coverage for the Chronically Ill, Study Finds January 23, 2017

4 million with conditions like heart disease, asthma gained health insurance

Childhood Asthma May Encourage Obesity, Study Suggests January 20, 2017

Fear of flare-ups might spur kids to limit physical activity, specialists say

1 in 3 Adults Diagnosed With Asthma May Not Have It: Study January 17, 2017

Almost half did not get objective breathing test, researchers in Canada found

Airway Differences May Explain Why Asthma Can Be More Serious for Blacks January 13, 2017

Condition is 2 to 3 times deadlier than for whites, researchers say

Are Heartburn Meds During Pregnancy Linked to Asthma in Kids? January 09, 2017

Analysis suggests, but doesn't prove, that these children were one-third more likely to see a doctor for asthma

Kids' Asthma Flareups Fall Off After No-Smoking Laws January 09, 2017

Researchers reviewed ER visits in 20 metro areas of U.S.

Poor Asthma Sufferers Often Stuck in Homes That Worsen Their Disease January 04, 2017

Study finds them living with smokers, mold, rodent and cockroach infestations, and few support systems

Fish Oil During Pregnancy May Cut Kids' Asthma Risk December 29, 2016

High doses linked to 30 percent drop in children's odds of developing the airway disease, study finds

Cured Meats Could Aggravate Asthma, Study Suggests December 21, 2016

Symptoms worsened for those who often ate foods like ham and salami

Study Sees Link Between Insomnia, Asthma December 09, 2016

Lack of sleep also tied to more weight and more frequent health visits for those with the airway disease

Mice May Be Key to Kids' Asthma Attacks at School December 02, 2016

Study suggests, but can't prove, that rodent allergens could play a role

Many Women With Chronic Ills Don't Use Online Tools November 28, 2016

Research suggests older, less-educated females are missing out on help or support

Food Allergies Among Kids Vary by Race: Study November 22, 2016

Researchers find blacks and Hispanics more likely to be allergic to corn and shellfish, for instance

CDC Reveals Top 5 Causes of Death November 17, 2016

Good news is that many can be prevented

Clean Home May Help Keep Kids' Asthma in Check October 31, 2016

Controlling allergens, household pollutants can reduce need for medication, pediatricians' group says

Foster Kids Face Higher Risk of Health Problems: Study October 17, 2016

They were even more vulnerable than children in low-income, single-parent families

6 Keys to a Safe, Allergy-Free Halloween October 10, 2016

These tips can ease parents' worries and help kids with food allergies or asthma enjoy the holiday

Farm Kids Get Fewer Allergies, International Study Finds September 27, 2016

Researchers aim to learn whether early exposure to allergens has a protective effect

CDC: Too Many Antibiotics Still Being Prescribed in U.S. September 19, 2016

United Nations to discuss duel problems -- overuse and lack of access

Food Allergies Linked to Raised Risk of Asthma, Hay Fever September 14, 2016

Odds rise even higher when kids have more than one food allergy, researchers say

Makeup of Germs in Newborn's Gut May Triple Allergy, Asthma Risk September 13, 2016

Study finds abnormality present in 10 percent of kids seems to undermine immune function

New Biologic Drug Tackles Hard-to-Control Asthma September 07, 2016

Benralizumab significantly cuts respiratory attacks, two trials show

Combo Drug for Childhood Asthma Appears Safe in Study August 31, 2016

FDA to review findings, researcher says

Early Virus Raises Asthma Risk in Certain Kids: Study August 26, 2016

Infants with a particular gene variant appear more vulnerable after infection

Adult-Onset Asthma Might Raise Heart Risks August 24, 2016

But shared risk factors, such as air pollution, might explain the connection, researchers say

Kids With Mild Asthma Can Take Acetaminophen: Study August 17, 2016

Finding counters past research suggesting popular over-the-counter remedy worsens symptoms

Amish Lifestyle Brings Unexpected Benefit: Less Asthma August 03, 2016

Finding suggests exposing kids to lots of allergens, like those found on farms, offers advantage

Does Living Near a Fracking Site Make Asthma Worse? July 18, 2016

Study found association, but not cause-and-effect

Allergies Less Common in Kids Who Suck Thumb, Bite Nails July 11, 2016

Findings boost 'hygiene hypothesis,' study authors suggest

London's Great Smog of 1952 Linked to Asthma Surge July 08, 2016

Finding may have implications for cities dealing with air pollution today, researcher says

Long Work Hours May Hurt Your Health June 21, 2016

At the job more than 60 hours a week had most damaging effects on women's well-being, study finds

Puerto Ricans' Health Lags Behind Other Hispanics June 17, 2016

CDC report finds they have higher risk for 'multiple chronic conditions'

Antibiotics, Formula Feeding Might Change Baby's 'Microbiome' June 15, 2016

C-section birth may also diminish diversity of these colonies of helpful microbes, study shows

Certain Steroids Raise Risk for Serious Staph Infections June 09, 2016

Study finds long-term use of glucocorticoids may suppress immune system, upping odds for patients

Health Tip: Control Asthma June 07, 2016

Doing so can improve quality of life

Many Parents Ill-Informed About Kids' Asthma Meds May 31, 2016

Only half surveyed knew what drugs were prescribed, how to use them

Asthma Symptoms Can Bloom in Springtime May 27, 2016

Follow your care plan to prevent attacks, expert says

Fewer Inhaled Steroids May Be OK for Asthmatic Children May 27, 2016

Study suggests some kids don't need daily dosing, but one expert worries the strategy might have risks

Many Smokers Have COPD Symptoms, Without Diagnosis May 18, 2016

It's not clear how many will go on to have the full-blown respiratory ailment, researchers said

Health Tip: Create an Asthma Action Plan May 16, 2016

Here's what to include

Severe Asthma in Childhood Linked to COPD Risk Later May 12, 2016

Treatments for kids didn't seem to offset risk in adulthood, research suggests

Do You Know the 'Hidden' Signs of Asthma? May 11, 2016

Fewer than half aware that chest pain, trouble sleeping may indicate adult breathing trouble, survey finds

Managing Allergies, Asthma 101 May 03, 2016

Doctor offers advice to students who will be heading off to college

More U.S. Kids Have Chronic Health Problems: Study May 02, 2016

Low-income children are experiencing the biggest increases, researchers report

Climate Change May Mean More Smoggy Days to Come: Study April 21, 2016

Some areas could see up to 9 more unhealthy-air days between May and September by 2050

Cleaner Air in California May Mean Healthier Kids: Study April 12, 2016

As smog levels dropped over two decades, children in 8 communities suffered fewer breathing problems

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