asthma

  1. Conditions

    Christmas Tree Syndrome: What it is and how to deal with it

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    Are you and your family sneezing? Can’t stop sniffling or coughing? It’s December; you say: “Of course, I’m coming down with a...
  2. Children's Health

    The September epidemic: Why Sept. 19 is worst for allergies

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    Sept. 19 is known as the "September epidemic" in the medical world, thanks to its reputation as the worst day of the year for...
  3. Conditions

    Asthma drug shows promise

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    The new drug dupilumab shows promise for those who suffer from uncontrollable asthma.
  4. Children's Health

    Cut allergy risk with pacifier?

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    Parents who put their baby's pacifier in their mouths may be helping to cut the child's risk for some allergies.
  5. Children's Diseases & Illnesses

    The flu is dangerous for kids with asthma

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    Influenza (“the flu”) is a serious viral infection that is more dangerous than the common cold in children. Every year an average of...
  6. Child Development & Health

    Are your child's asthma meds making him short?

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    Children who have asthma are usually prescribed a steroid inhaler to help open up their airways and prevent inflammation. Recent...
  7. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Mom story: I run marathons for at-risk kids

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    Brooke Curran, 44, of Alexandria, Virginia, is a mother of three daughters ages 14, 17 and 19, and has 49 marathons (and counting)...
  8. Child Development & Health

    Your child's classroom might be making him sick

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    You're careful about your home environment. You take the time to do things like choose low toxicity cleaners and are aware of...
  9. Child Development & Health

    How to allergy proof your child’s room

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    Does your child suffer from environmental allergies? Get active in the fight against allergens that cause your child uncomfortable...
  10. Child Development & Health

    Asthma and your teen

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    You're not thrilled that your child has asthma, although you have learned to manage it over the years. But suddenly your teenager is...
  11. Children's Diseases & Illnesses

    September asthma epidemic: Protect your kids from asthma attacks

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    For kids with asthma, the return to school in September worsens their condition. The close confines of a classroom and exposure to a...
  12. Children's Health

    Asthma needs an action plan

    New guidelines from the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology measure success by how well asthma is controlled on a daily...