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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

Underweight or Obese Women Who Drink and Smoke May Have Higher Asthma Risk April 09, 2016

Link was less pronounced in men, research finds

Cinqair Approved for Severe Asthma March 23, 2016

Helps reduce certain white blood cells that contribute to the disease

Obesity Linked to Higher Asthma Risk in Women March 16, 2016

Experts don't know why, or if losing weight would improve the airway disease

Health Tip: Warding Off the Flu When You Have Asthma March 10, 2016

Protect yourself from complications

Special Infant Formulas Don't Shield Against Asthma, Allergies: Study March 09, 2016

Review of nearly 70 years of data found no protective effect; experts urge breast-feeding instead

Poverty Linked to Asthma, Allergy Treatment Failure March 07, 2016

Patients from low-income households more likely to have worse outcomes, studies show

Traffic Pollution Tied to Preterm Birth Risk for Asthmatic Women March 01, 2016

Exposure could affect aspects of fetal development, study suggests

Women With Asthma May Be Prone to Fertility Problems: Study February 12, 2016

It might take longer to get pregnant and that difficulty increases with age, research suggests

Asthma May Raise Risk for Abdominal Aneurysm February 11, 2016

Airway disease also linked to greater rupture risk in body's main artery, study suggests

Prenatal Acetaminophen Use Tied to Higher Asthma Risk in Kids: Study February 10, 2016

But the effect was small and experts say there's no reason to switch to other painkillers

Study Ties School Calendar to Asthma Flare-Ups February 08, 2016

After summer or long break, symptoms spike when kids return to the classroom

Allergies, Asthma Tied to Lower Risk of Brain Cancer February 05, 2016

Researchers found 30 percent lower odds for those with respiratory allergies and eczema

Could C-Section Baby Benefit From Mom's Vaginal Fluids? February 01, 2016

Small study suggests it's possible to partially restore good bacteria to cesarean infants

Prenatal Vitamin D Supplements May Not Lower Baby's Asthma Risk: Study January 26, 2016

But since the nutrient can help ease other ills, supplementation may not be a bad idea, experts say

Study Ties Autism Risk to Prenatal Exposure to Asthma Drugs January 06, 2016

But taking beta-agonists during pregnancy also might benefit fetus, researchers say

Asthma May Be Linked to Shingles Risk December 31, 2015

Chances of getting painful skin condition 70 percent higher among people with respiratory condition, study finds

Child Asthma Rates Leveling Off, Except Among Poor and Older Kids: Study December 28, 2015

Environmental triggers may increase the risk for children in low-income areas, experts say

Asthma Linked to Chronic Migraines in Some People December 11, 2015

Study suggests odds doubled for those with the airway disease

Vitamin D Won't Guard Against Colds in People With Asthma December 10, 2015

Study showed no difference in number of infections after getting levels of the nutrient back to normal