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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Xolair Update: Six months later

Survey says — Xolair appears to be working its magic six months later.

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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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Chronic Illness and the Sibling Relationship

When all three children in a family have chronic conditions, it can strain sibling relationships—but it can also create a special kind of closeness and compassion.

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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.