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The Unique Link Between Obesity and Asthma Risk

How does obesity affect the progression of asthma? Asthmatics who are also diagnosed with obesity are in a unique situation that poses a different set of risks.

By Eli Hendel, M.D.

Is It Asthma or Something Else?

Asthma doesn't always respond to conventional therapies. Should it be treated as severe asthma or could it be caused by something else?

By Eli Hendel, M.D.

How Is Severe Asthma Diagnosed?

Poor treatment adherence and persistent triggers are often the most common causes of severe asthma.

By Stephanie Stephens

Diagnosed With Severe Asthma: Now What?

You’ll likely have a slew of questions like, what makes it severe, how is it treated differently, and where can I find support?

By Stephanie Stephens

Understanding Eosinophils: The White Blood Cell Quiet Giants

Eosinophils are associated with so many different conditions. Learn how this type of white blood cell has become a crucial marker in medicine.

By Eli Hendel, M.D.

Thunderstorm Asthma: How Weather Can Affect Allergens

Have you ever wondered if your asthma may be extremely sensitive to weather changes like thunderstorms? Learn how storms are tied to allergens in the air.

By Eli Hendel, M.D.

Asthma Trends: Higher Costs, More Serious Hospitalizations

Patients are more likely to visit an emergency department because of the high cost of medicine and doctor visits to treat asthma. Here’s what researchers found.

By Eli Hendel, M.D.

What is Severe Asthma?

Learn how severe asthma that is resistant to traditional treatments is diagnosed and treated with newer approaches.

By John Bottrell