asthma

  1. Health & Wellness

    Is a lack of nature making you sick?

    You may not have heard of Nature Deficit Disorder yet, but chances are, you probably have it. A growing number of alarmed scientists...
  2. Well-being

    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...
  3. 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...
  4. Well-being

    Asthma drug shows promise

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    The new drug dupilumab shows promise for those who suffer from uncontrollable asthma.
  5. 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.
  6. Children's Health

    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...
  7. K-12

    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.
  8. Tips & Advice

    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)...
  9. K-12

    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 choose low toxicity cleaners and are aware of environmental issues...
  10. K-12

    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...
  11. K-12

    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...
  12. Children's Health

    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...
  13. 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...