|Does Living Near a Fracking Site Make Asthma Worse?
Study found association, but not cause-and-effect
Allergies Less Common in Kids Who Suck Thumb, Bite Nails
Findings boost 'hygiene hypothesis,' study authors suggest
London's Great Smog of 1952 Linked to Asthma Surge
Finding may have implications for cities dealing with air pollution today, researcher says
Long Work Hours May Hurt Your Health
At the job more than 60 hours a week had most damaging effects on women's well-being, study finds
Puerto Ricans' Health Lags Behind Other Hispanics
CDC report finds they have higher risk for 'multiple chronic conditions'
Antibiotics, Formula Feeding Might Change Baby's 'Microbiome'
C-section birth may also diminish diversity of these colonies of helpful microbes, study shows
Certain Steroids Raise Risk for Serious Staph Infections
Study finds long-term use of glucocorticoids may suppress immune system, upping odds for patients
Health Tip: Control Asthma
Doing so can improve quality of life
Many Parents Ill-Informed About Kids' Asthma Meds
Only half surveyed knew what drugs were prescribed, how to use them
Fewer Inhaled Steroids May Be OK for Asthmatic Children
Study suggests some kids don't need daily dosing, but one expert worries the strategy might have risks