Asthma News

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

Asthma Symptoms Can Bloom in Springtime
Follow your care plan to prevent attacks, expert says

Many Smokers Have COPD Symptoms, Without Diagnosis
It's not clear how many will go on to have the full-blown respiratory ailment, researchers said

Health Tip: Create an Asthma Action Plan
Here's what to include

Many COPD Patients Have Trouble Finding Care
They can face high out-of-pocket costs, lack access to treatment

Severe Asthma in Childhood Linked to COPD Risk Later
Treatments for kids didn't seem to offset risk in adulthood, research suggests

Do You Know the 'Hidden' Signs of Asthma?
Fewer than half aware that chest pain, trouble sleeping may indicate adult breathing trouble, survey finds

Managing Allergies, Asthma 101
Doctor offers advice to students who will be heading off to college

More U.S. Kids Have Chronic Health Problems: Study
Low-income children are experiencing the biggest increases, researchers report

Climate Change May Mean More Smoggy Days to Come: Study
Some areas could see up to 9 more unhealthy-air days between May and September by 2050