Asthma News

Researchers Rethink Inner-City Asthma Theory
Poverty, race, ethnicity are more accurate predictors, study says

Asthma Tied to Higher Risk of Sleep Apnea
The longer a person had asthma, the more likely they developed the breathing disorder, study found

Health Tip: Triggering Asthma Attacks
These factors may bring on an attack

Nearly Half of Older Adults With Asthma, COPD Still Smoke: CDC
Quitting is 'challenging' and depression often plays a role, one expert says

About 1 in 7 Older Adults Has Some Form of Lung Disease: CDC
COPD, asthma affect many aging Americans

Holiday Trimmings Can Trigger Allergies
Some tips to avoid bad reactions to the seasonal good times

Many People Misuse Devices for Asthma, Allergic Reaction
Memory of correct way to use inhalers, epinephrine pens faded over time, researchers report

Raised Asthma Risk Seen for Toddlers Who Share Bed With Parents
But researchers weren't able to show why the association was found

No Link Between Acetaminophen in Pregnancy, Asthma in Kids: Study
Once childhood respiratory illnesses were factored out, the pain relievers had little impact, researchers say

EPA Issues Tougher Rules on Ozone Emissions
Health experts praised the new limits, but industry advocates said they aren't needed