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4 Ways to Prevent Fall Asthma Flares

If you have asthma, you know that flare-ups spike in the fall. But you can get through these trigger months. Here are four strategies to try.

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5 Tips for Staying on Top of Asthma

Here are five of my favorite tips for dealing with asthma so that you’ll have a healthier year ahead.

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10 Ways You Can Better Deal With Your Child’s Asthma

When your child has asthma, like mine do, there are always a million things it feels like you have to know to keep them safe. Here are my best tips.

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8 Smart Ways to Manage Asthma in College

Managing a chronic illness like asthma can be a challenge when your child goes away to college.

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Do You Know What’s Triggering Your Asthma Attack?

Many things that can set off an asthma attack. Here’s how to figure out what’s causing the problem and how to get the right treatment.

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Asthma Rescue Inhalers: Your 4-Step School Plan

If your child has asthma, provide the school and your child with what they need to know about the all-important rescue inhaler.

Vitamin D May Cut Asthma Attacks

Vitamin D May Cut Asthma Attacks

High-quality evidence suggests that taking vitamin D along with standard asthma medication can reduce the number of severe asthma exacerbations.

How to Use An Inhaler Correctly

How to Use an Inhaler Correctly

Do you know how to use an inhaler correctly? Ineffective technique is a common problem, even among adults who have long-standing COPD or asthma.

Allergic asthma medications.

Xolair Injections May Help Patients With Allergic Asthma

Injections may be a helpful add-on treatment for certain people with severe allergic asthma. Learn more about how it works, how much it costs, and some of the potential side effects.

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Is Advair Inhaler A Steroid?

Advair is what's called a combination inhaler, which means it contains a combination of two different types of medicines in one canister.