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Managing Allergies, Asthma 101May 03, 2016

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

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

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

Climate Change May Mean More Smoggy Days to Come: StudyApril 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: StudyApril 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 RiskApril 09, 2016

Link was less pronounced in men, research finds

Cinqair Approved for Severe AsthmaMarch 23, 2016

Helps reduce certain white blood cells that contribute to the disease

Obesity Linked to Higher Asthma Risk in WomenMarch 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 AsthmaMarch 10, 2016

Protect yourself from complications

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

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

Poverty Linked to Asthma, Allergy Treatment FailureMarch 07, 2016

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

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

Exposure could affect aspects of fetal development, study suggests

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

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

Asthma May Raise Risk for Abdominal AneurysmFebruary 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: StudyFebruary 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-UpsFebruary 08, 2016

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

Allergies, Asthma Tied to Lower Risk of Brain CancerFebruary 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: StudyJanuary 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 DrugsJanuary 06, 2016

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

Asthma May Be Linked to Shingles RiskDecember 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: StudyDecember 28, 2015

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

Asthma Linked to Chronic Migraines in Some PeopleDecember 11, 2015

Study suggests odds doubled for those with the airway disease

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

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

Kids With Asthma, Allergies May Face Higher Heart Risk Factors: StudyDecember 08, 2015

Risk doubles for high cholesterol and blood pressure, but danger to any one child is low, findings suggest

Planned Cesareans Tied to Slight Increase in Asthma Risk for KidsDecember 01, 2015

But second report finds countries with low C-section rates had higher death rates for infants, mothers

Allergy and Asthma Sufferers Beware as Holiday Season Kicks InNovember 21, 2015

Expert offers tips to cope with seasonal triggers

Certain Antibiotic Might Combat Children's Wheezing EpisodesNovember 17, 2015

Kids given azithromycin were less likely to develop severe respiratory illness, study says

Prescription Drug Use on the Rise in U.S.November 03, 2015

Many adults take 5 or more medications, often for preventable ills, study finds

Dogs in the Home May Lower Kids' Odds for AsthmaNovember 02, 2015

Study findings support notion that early life exposure to microbes, allergens may prevent illness, experts say

'Green' Public Housing May Help Families Breathe EasierOctober 21, 2015

Rates of asthma attacks lower in specially designed buildings

Health Tip: Live Better With AsthmaOctober 05, 2015

Take prescribed medication, and create an action plan

Gut Bacteria Tied to Asthma Risk in KidsSeptember 30, 2015

Study suggests that antibiotics in infancy might also play a role

Kids May Be More Likely to Get Asthma if Grandma Smoked While Pregnant: StudySeptember 29, 2015

Risk is heightened even if child's mother didn't smoke, research suggests

Secondhand Smoke May Double Risk of Hospitalization for Kids With AsthmaSeptember 24, 2015

Exposure can worsen symptoms and make the disease more difficult to manage, researchers say

Add Asthma, Allergy Plans to Your Back-to-School ListAugust 01, 2015

From students to teachers to school nurses, everyone needs to be on the same page to prevent problems

Smog Threatens Visitors to U.S. National Parks: ReportJuly 31, 2015

Investigators found unhealthy ozone levels, haze plague many natural sanctuaries

How to Avoid July Fourth Allergy Flare-UpsJuly 02, 2015

Smoke, stings, mold are common summer allergens that can trigger asthma, allergy attacks, experts say

Losing Weight May Ease Asthma in Obese PeopleJune 26, 2015

Researchers also saw improvement in quality of life

Health Tip: When Air Is UnhealthyJune 23, 2015

Stay indoors

Many Parents Who Smoke Expose Kids to Fumes at HomeJune 18, 2015

4 in every 10 U.S. households with a smoking parent had no 'smoke-free' rules in place, study finds

Asthma Treatments Fail Older Patients More Often: StudyJune 12, 2015

Having respiratory condition for longer time, lower lung function may be factors

Aerobic Exercise Can Help Curb Asthma, Study ShowsJune 11, 2015

Brazilian research found better airway function in those who had more vigorous workouts

Soy Supplements Won't Ease Asthma, Study FindsMay 26, 2015

Clinical trial refutes prior notion that the nutrient might boost lung function

Can Asthma Protect Men From Prostate Cancer?May 22, 2015

New research finds an association, but doesn't prove cause and effect

Many Kids With Asthma Also Sensitive to Peanuts: StudyMay 18, 2015

Parents may not realize that wheezing, shortness of breath could be allergy

Environmental Concerns Led to Jump in Cost of Asthma Inhalers: StudyMay 11, 2015

Price of 'rescue' medication nearly doubled, researchers say

Women Hospitalized for Asthma More Often Than MenMay 05, 2015

Female hormones, differences in health behaviors may play a role, researchers say

Curbing School Bus Pollution Might Reduce AbsencesApril 29, 2015

Improved emission controls produced big benefits for students with asthma, study found

Gene May Play Part in How Kids Respond to Asthma Meds: StudyApril 22, 2015

Chemical signal linked to how well corticosteroids worked

Remote Amazon Tribe Members Have Greater Germ Diversity in Their BodiesApril 17, 2015

Finding suggests that 'Western' lifestyle may be driving diseases like asthma, diabetes, obesity