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Racial disparities in asthma prevalence and severity can be attributed to socioeconomic and environmental risks, rather than to genetic or biologic factors.
Once asthma treatment guidelines are implemented, environmental exposure to pets or secondhand smoke is not a significant factor in asthma control.
Did you know that asthma and COPD symptoms can overlap? Learn ways to reduce your risks of developing COPD if you already have asthma.
People with asthma who have specific genetic profiles experience more severe symptoms when they’re exposed to air pollution, say researchers.
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.
Research shows that the severity of asthma, including hospitalizations and mortality, are higher for women than men.
Learn how to assess your asthma symptoms to help you decide when you should call your doctor or when you should decide to go to the emergency room.
Asthma attacks can be caused by many different factors including weather and stress. Learn to identify and avoid these triggers to help prevent asthma attacks.
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.
Though rare, dry drowning can occur up to 24 hours after you leave the pool, ocean, or even the bathtub. Learn about its cause and prevention.