Asthma News

No Evidence to Support Widespread Screening for COPD: Experts
U.S. panel says efforts should focus on cutting smoking to prevent the deadly respiratory disease

Add Asthma, Allergy Plans to Your Back-to-School List
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: Report
Investigators found unhealthy ozone levels, haze plague many natural sanctuaries

Orkambi Approved for Cystic Fibrosis
When disease caused by mutated gene from each parent

How to Avoid July Fourth Allergy Flare-Ups
Smoke, stings, mold are common summer allergens that can trigger asthma, allergy attacks, experts say

Gene Therapy for Cystic Fibrosis Shows Some Promise in Study
Lung function benefit was slight, but even keeping lungs stable would be improvement, experts say

Cystic Fibrosis Might Be Deadlier for Hispanics, Study Suggests
Genetic differences may thwart response to latest treatments, researchers say

Losing Weight May Ease Asthma in Obese People
Researchers also saw improvement in quality of life

Health Tip: When Air Is Unhealthy
Stay indoors

Many Parents Who Smoke Expose Kids to Fumes at Home
4 in every 10 U.S. households with a smoking parent had no 'smoke-free' rules in place, study finds