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This Basic Mistake Is Causing Kids With Asthma To Be Hospitalized

Millions of children in the U.S. have the breathing disorder — and a new study revealed dangerous gaffes with their inhaler technique.

By Lara DeSanto
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6 Things That Help Me Control My Asthma Better

Asthma control can be improved with lifestyle changes and possibly some complementary therapies. Learn more simple ways that might help you manage your asthma.

By Marisa Zeppieri-Caruana
Inhalers on black background.

Everything You Need to Know About Inhalers

Asthma inhalers have changed significantly over time. Learn more about how inhalers, nebulizers, and mists can deliver specific medications to treat asthma.

By Eli Hendel, M.D.
Pediatrician checking a child's heartbeat.

Pediatric Asthma Yardstick: Childhood Treatment Guidelines

Learn about improved pediatric asthma guidelines that recommend different treatments and medications for children based on more specific age groups.

By Eli Hendel, M.D.
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8 Questions Doctors Hear About Severe Asthma

A pulmonologist answers the most popular concerns he hears from patients about how to treat severe asthma.

By Stephanie Stephens
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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.

By Stephanie Stephens
Concerned young man.

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
Woman using inhaler for asthma attack.

New Treatment Reduces Severe Asthma Symptoms

A new treatment for severe asthma, dupilumab, could improve lung function and reduce the need for corticosteroids by as much as 70 percent.

By Diane Domina
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Biologic Medicines for Asthma: Understanding Clinical Trials

Learn how severe asthma treatments have gone through clinical trials and have shifted to a more personalized approach.

By Eli Hendel, M.D.
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Treating Severe Asthma

Managing and treating severe asthma requires different strategies depending on frequency of attacks and dosages of controller medication.

By Eli Hendel, M.D.