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Latest by Eli Hendel, M.D.

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Symptoms

Women With Asthma at Risk for COPD: Reducing Overlap Syndrome

Did you know that asthma and COPD symptoms can overlap? Learn ways to reduce your risks of developing COPD if you already have asthma.

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Medication

The New Antidepressant on The Block Proves to Help With Sleep Disorders

Solriamfetol was initially developed as an antidepressant, but after patients saw an increase in wakefulness they thought, wait a second, would this help with sleep disorders such as narcolepsy? And they were right.

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Winter

Enjoying Winter Fun, Even With Asthma

Frigid and dry winter air, plus cold and flu season, make winter fun challenging, but not impossible. Learn ways you can prevent asthma symptoms during winter.

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Medication

Everything You Need to Know About Inhalers

Asthma inhalers have changed significantly over time. Learn more about how inhalers, nebulizers, and mists can deliver specific medications to treat asthma.

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Diagnosis

Is It Asthma or Something Else?

If you have asthma that doesn't respond to conventional therapies, it could be because one of these conditions is the root cause of your breathing troubles.

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Treatment

Pediatric Asthma Yardstick: Childhood Treatment Guidelines

Learn about improved pediatric asthma guidelines that recommend different treatments and medications for children based on more specific age groups.

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Living With

How Severe Asthma Differs for Women

Research shows that the severity of asthma, including hospitalizations and mortality, are higher for women than men.

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Risk Factors

How Do E-cigarettes Affect Heart-Health?

Heart health risks have been associated with e-cigarettes. Learn how vaping compares to smoking regular cigarettes in terms of cardiovascular health.

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Travel

How to Prepare for Flying With Asthma

When you’re flying with asthma you should know these TSA guidelines for medication and avoid certain airport-related asthma triggers.

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Doctor & Patient

8 Questions Doctors Hear About Severe Asthma

A pulmonologist answers the most popular concerns he hears from patients about how to treat severe asthma.