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Obesity May Raise Kids' Asthma Risk

Could reducing childhood obesity also help reduce rates of childhood asthma? These researchers say it could.

Infant exposed to secondhand smoke by parent smoking a cigarette.

Children and Secondhand Smoke Risks Decades After Exposure

Secondhand smoke exposure during childhood is linked to increase risk of COPD later in life. Learn about the risks of early exposure to smoke.

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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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The Best and Worst Foods for Severe Asthma

Learn more about the foods that might be triggering your severe asthma.

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How Much Do You Know About Severe Asthma?

Severe asthma is more difficult to control and causes more symptoms and attacks than other types.

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Health Organizations That Treat Severe Asthma

The three health organizations who address severe asthma, and the treatments they use.

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Are These Detoxing Plants In Your Home?

Want cleaner air to breathe in your abode? These plants are top-rated to help ease indoor pollution.

Dad helping young son with asthma use an inhaler outside in the winter.

10 Tips for Raising a Child With Asthma

You watched as your child struggled for air and felt helpless. Now what do you do? With your help, your guidance, your child can lead a normal, active life.