Asthma News

Mice May Be Key to Kids' Asthma Attacks at School
Study suggests, but can't prove, that rodent allergens could play a role

Many Women With Chronic Ills Don't Use Online Tools
Research suggests older, less-educated females are missing out on help or support

Food Allergies Among Kids Vary by Race: Study
Researchers find blacks and Hispanics more likely to be allergic to corn and shellfish, for instance

CDC Reveals Top 5 Causes of Death
Good news is that many can be prevented

Clean Home May Help Keep Kids' Asthma in Check
Controlling allergens, household pollutants can reduce need for medication, pediatricians' group says

Foster Kids Face Higher Risk of Health Problems: Study
They were even more vulnerable than children in low-income, single-parent families

6 Keys to a Safe, Allergy-Free Halloween
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
Researchers aim to learn whether early exposure to allergens has a protective effect

CDC: Too Many Antibiotics Still Being Prescribed in U.S.
United Nations to discuss duel problems -- overuse and lack of access

Food Allergies Linked to Raised Risk of Asthma, Hay Fever
Odds rise even higher when kids have more than one food allergy, researchers say