Asthma News

Kids' Colds Linked to Asthma, Lung Problems Later
But research is too early to confirm a cause-and-effect link

Minorities Exposed to Dirtier Air, U.S. Study Finds

For City Kids With Asthma, Nearby Green Space Is Key
The farther kids lived from a park, the more symptoms they had over 2 weeks, study found

Be Cautious Going Home After Hurricane Harvey
Electrocution and carbon monoxide poisoning are risks in flooded homes, American Thoracic Society says

Chronic Illness Can Plunge Young Adults Into Despair
Study found those diagnosed with diabetes, asthma were 3 times more likely to try to kill themselves

New Hope From Old Drugs in Fight Against Parkinson's
Asthma medications may lower risk, but much more research is needed

Health Tip: Back to School for Kids with Asthma
Develop an action plan

How to Fight Fall Allergies
Take medication before symptoms flare, reduce mold exposure and avoid pollen, allergy expert says

Steroid Pills Usually Ineffective Against Bronchitis, Study Finds
Research shows that, like antibiotics, these drugs won't reduce duration or severity of symptoms

Nearly 4 Million Worldwide Die Each Year From Asthma, COPD
In poorer countries these respiratory illnesses too often go undiagnosed and untreated, report finds