Asthma News

Many Students Reluctant to Use Asthma Inhalers at School
Survey suggests it's one reason why many children have poor control of their condition

Health Tip: When Asthma Doesn't Improve
What to discuss with your doctor

Health Tip: Asthma and Air Pollution
Issues to discuss with your doctor

Welcome Spring and Still Survive Your Allergies
Specialist offers tips for minimizing seasonal misery

U.S. Medical Groups Sound the Alarm on Climate Change
Altered weather patterns may already hurt your health, nation's physicians warn

Cystic Fibrosis Survival Better in Canada Than in U.S.
Canadians with the lung disease live about 10 years longer on average, study finds

Mite-Proof Bedding May Help Curb Asthma Attacks: Study
Kids whose mattresses and pillows were encased had less severe flare-ups, researchers report

City Tax on Cars Cut Pollution, Kids' Asthma Risk
Traffic measure in Sweden reduced rates of wheezing disease by 50 percent, researchers report

Banishing Asthma-Inducing Mice Allergens on the Cheap
Do-it-yourself approach works as well as professional extermination services, study finds

Can Mom's Vitamin E Head Off Child's Asthma Risk?
Association only significant with type of nutrient found in highest amounts of safflower, sunflower oils