Find the latest stories, news, and expert advice about asthma, including medical research on symptoms, treatment, and prevention.
After the news that a Broadway actress died from an asthma attack at the age of 13, it’s time for a refresher on how to keep your child with asthma safe.
Discuss your choices of asthma medications with your doctor. Weigh the convenience and cost and make an informed decision.
Asthma in kids is a huge problem — and a new study nailed down just how much traffic-related pollution is to blame.
Millions of children in the U.S. have the breathing disorder — and a new study revealed dangerous gaffes with their inhaler technique.
Despite great progress in the diagnosis and treatment of asthma, there seems to be a divide between black and white patients' access to care.
The original Primatene MIST, a go-to over-the counter inhaler for many people suffering with asthma, was taken off the market in 2011.
Racial disparities in asthma prevalence and severity can be attributed to socioeconomic and environmental risks, rather than to genetic or biologic factors.
Could reducing childhood obesity also help reduce rates of childhood asthma? These researchers say it could.
You can’t control weather, winds, vegetation, large fires, or other air quality issues that occur outside. Learn how air filters can help you breathe better.
Secondhand smoke exposure during childhood is linked to increase risk of COPD later in life. Learn about the risks of early exposure to smoke.