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Halloween Safety Tips for Kids With Asthma October 30, 2014

Trick-or-treaters should bring quick-relief inhalers with them, experts advise

Some Lung Patients Buy Cigarettes Along With Meds at Pharmacies: Study October 20, 2014

To end this paradoxical practice, certain drug stores no longer sell tobacco products

Fetal Exposure to Plastics Chemical Tied to Breathing Ills in Kids October 06, 2014

Expert recommends pregnant women avoid canned foods, plastics containing BPA

Docs Offer Advice for Combating Respiratory Virus That's Striking Kids October 03, 2014

Proper hygiene, including frequent hand washing, is important -- especially for children with asthma

New Clues to How Colds Can Spur Asthma Attacks October 01, 2014

Finding provides new target for drug development, experts say

Job Worries Can Raise Asthma Risk, Study Says September 23, 2014

Findings support idea that work-related stress contributes to development of respiratory disorder

Health Woes to Worsen Due to Climate Change, Study Warns September 22, 2014

Experts predict surge in breathing problems, infections and food shortages

Prenatal Exposure to Chemicals in Plastics Linked to Asthma Risk in Kids September 17, 2014

Association between phthalates and lung disorder needs additional research, study authors say

Combo Therapy Best for COPD: Study September 16, 2014

Researchers found two-drug regimen cut death, hospitalization rates for the respiratory disease

Few Students With Asthma, Allergies Have School Emergency Plan September 12, 2014

Schools must be well prepared to deal with life-threatening reactions, researchers caution

Smoking Before Fatherhood May Raise Asthma Risk in Kids: Study September 08, 2014

But no similar association was found between mother and children

Putting Baby to Sleep on Animal Fur May Lower Asthma Risk: Study September 08, 2014

Researchers suggest contact with natural microbes may offer protection

Health Tip: Things That Can Trigger Asthma September 04, 2014

Tobacco smoke is among the most common

Common Respiratory Diseases Tied to Lung Cancer Risk August 15, 2014

Chronic bronchitis, emphysema and pneumonia linked to risk in study, but not asthma, tuberculosis

When Colds, Flu Lead to Complications in Kids August 04, 2014

About a third of children admitted to hospital for these infections develop respiratory issues, study finds

FDA Approves New Treatment for People With COPD August 01, 2014

Striverdi Respimat is an inhaled spray that works by keeping airways relaxed, agency says

Older Women With Asthma Face Worse Health Outcomes August 01, 2014

Making breathing issues a priority can help improve their overall condition, researchers say

Even Thinking an Odor is Harmful May Spur Asthma Symptoms July 30, 2014

Study finds people's negative expectations can play a role in flare-ups

Health Tip: Take it Easy on Chemical Cleaners July 03, 2014

Especially if a family member has asthma

New Inhaled Drug Shows Promise Against Asthma, Allergies July 02, 2014

Quilizumab quells production of protein that triggers reaction to allergens, researchers report

U.S. Health Snapshots: Insurance Coverage Expands, but Gaps Remain June 19, 2014

Federal reports capture nation's pre-Obamacare health status and health-care coverage

Too-Clean Homes May Encourage Child Allergies, Asthma: Study June 06, 2014

Exposure to a little dust, dander in infancy might prime tots' immune systems, research finds

Yoga May Not Help Ease Asthma, Study Suggests June 05, 2014

But ancient practice not harmful and can improve overall health, experts say

Costs a Barrier to Asthma Care for Some Kids May 22, 2014

High co-pays prevent some children from seeing a doctor or getting needed meds, study finds

Children's Asthma Linked to Air Pollution in 2nd Trimester: Study May 19, 2014

Preliminary research finds timing of exposure an important element

Vitamin D Supplements May Not Help Ease Asthma May 19, 2014

Study did suggest the nutrient might help lower patients' dependence on inhaled steroids

Study Probes Link Between Early Antibiotic Use, Asthma May 15, 2014

Infants given these meds may have both poor immunity and genetic risk for asthma, findings suggest

Climate Change Will Make Breathing in Summer Harder: Study May 08, 2014

As weather warms, some areas in U.S. will have many high ozone days

Asthma Linked to Bone Loss in Study May 07, 2014

Reason for connection isn't clear, experts say

FDA Panel Says No to Over-the-Counter Allergy Drug Singulair May 05, 2014

Experts expressed relief at the decision, citing safety concerns

Health Tip: Getting Rid of Dust Mites April 21, 2014

Keep your home clean

Nonwhites Exposed to More Air Pollution: Study April 15, 2014

More nitrogen dioxide from exhaust fumes, power plants could mean increased deaths from heart disease, researchers say

Smoking Bans Linked to Drop in Premature Births, Kids' Asthma Attacks March 28, 2014

Smoke-free policies offer health benefits for people of all ages, study authors say

Traffic Smog Tied to Hospital Stays for White Kids With Asthma March 27, 2014

Among black kids in study, other factors appeared to play bigger role in asthma rehospitalizations

Allergy Season Springs Into Bloom March 22, 2014

Allergist outlines ways to minimize effects of pollen

Preterm Birth May Raise Child's Asthma Risk, Study Suggests March 13, 2014

The more premature the delivery, the higher the odds for respiratory trouble, researchers found

September Peak Month for Kids' Asthma Flares: Study March 10, 2014

Experts say rise in allergy triggers, summer medication 'breaks' and back-to-school virus exposure may all contribute

Common Asthma Meds May Raise Sleep Apnea Risk, Study Says February 28, 2014

Preliminary finding saw possible link between certain inhaler drugs and the sleep disorder, but more research needed

Expectant Mothers' Colds May Affect Baby February 04, 2014

Exposures in womb might raise risk of asthma, allergies in childhood, study suggests

Black Children, Teens More Likely to Return to Hospital for Asthma: Study February 03, 2014

Financial, social hardships were biggest reasons why, researchers report

Premature Birth Linked to Asthma, Wheezing in Childhood January 28, 2014

Study suggests respiratory problems don't improve with age in these kids

Much More Must Be Done to Lower Smoking Rates, Experts Say January 22, 2014

American Lung Association points to legislative inaction by states, stronger push by Big Tobacco

Testing for Smoke Exposure May Predict Rehospitalization for Asthma January 20, 2014

Study found kids subjected to secondhand smoke are more than twice as likely to be readmitted

Many Asthma Patients Don't Stick to Treatment Plan, Study Finds January 18, 2014

Better communication with their doctors might improve outcomes, researchers say

Health Tip: Pay Attention to Air Pollution January 16, 2014

Avoid outdoors when air quality is poor

Less Variety in Babies' Gut Bacteria May Lead to Asthma Risk January 10, 2014

Swedish study followed 47 infants for 7 years

Ultramarathoners: How's Their Health? January 08, 2014

Researchers launch long-term study of these intense runners

Dogs May Guard Babies Against Asthma, Allergies December 16, 2013

Researchers working with mice found presence of a pet reduced immune system response to allergens

Probiotics Don't Prevent Childhood Asthma, Study Finds December 11, 2013

But they may have other benefits, including prevention of eczema

Nebulizers May Not Deliver Full Drug Dose to Kids With Asthma December 06, 2013

Small study found less than one-quarter of the medicine makes it to the lungs

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