Asthma in the News

Cat, Dust Mite Allergies Linked to Childhood Asthma

02/23/2015 - Study findings reveal possible early risk factors for asthma

Could a Dishwasher Raise Your Child's Allergy, Asthma Risk?

02/23/2015 - Study found children from homes that hand-washed dishes had less allergic disease

Host of Factors Influence Baby's Immune System

02/23/2015 - Breast-feeding, less sterile environment spurs healthier makeup of gut bacteria, researchers report

Moldy Homes May Mean More Asthma in Young Kids

02/16/2015 - Those with allergies at greatest asthma risk, study finds

Preemies More Likely to Have Asthma, Study Finds

02/06/2015 - But, they will likely outgrow the airway condition, researchers report

Workers May Be Afraid to Discuss Job-Related Asthma

02/03/2015 - People seem to be worried about how disease might affect their employment, income, experts say

Researchers Rethink Inner-City Asthma Theory

01/20/2015 - Poverty, race, ethnicity are more accurate predictors, study says

Asthma Tied to Higher Risk of Sleep Apnea

01/13/2015 - The longer a person had asthma, the more likely they developed the breathing disorder, study found

Health Tip: Triggering Asthma Attacks

01/09/2015 - These factors may bring on an attack

About 1 in 7 Older Adults Has Some Form of Lung Disease: CDC

01/06/2015 - COPD, asthma affect many aging Americans

Holiday Trimmings Can Trigger Allergies

12/20/2014 - Some tips to avoid bad reactions to the seasonal good times

Many People Misuse Devices for Asthma, Allergic Reaction

12/18/2014 - 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

12/11/2014 - But researchers weren't able to show why the association was found

EPA Issues Tougher Rules on Ozone Emissions

11/26/2014 - Health experts praised the new limits, but industry advocates said they aren't needed

No Link Between Acetaminophen in Pregnancy, Asthma in Kids: Study

11/26/2014 - Once childhood respiratory illnesses were factored out, the pain relievers had little impact, researchers say

Asthma Raises Heart Attack Risk, Research Suggests

11/17/2014 - Those who had trouble controlling condition particularly vulnerable, researchers report

Poor Quality Housing Tied to Higher Asthma Rates Among Kids

11/04/2014 - As number of cockroach, mold infestations rose, so did hospitalizations for respiratory attacks, study found

Halloween Safety Tips for Kids With Asthma

10/30/2014 - Trick-or-treaters should bring quick-relief inhalers with them, experts advise

Some Lung Patients Buy Cigarettes Along With Meds at Pharmacies: Study

10/20/2014 - To end this paradoxical practice, certain drug stores no longer sell tobacco products

Fetal Exposure to Plastics Chemical Tied to Breathing Ills in Kids

10/06/2014 - Expert recommends pregnant women avoid canned foods, plastics containing BPA


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