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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.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

4 Ways to Help Your Child Deal With Asthma Embarrassment

For preteens and teens having asthma and using an inhaler can be downright embarrassing. Here are four ways to help your child cope.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

Why Your Child May Need Pulmonary Function Tests

Pulmonary function tests are key to diagnosing and managing lung conditions like asthma in children. Here are a few reasons why your child might need them.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

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.

By Deborah Kaplan

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.

By HealthAfter50

Need Help With Hives, Allergies or Asthma?

These are the leading organizations and online support tools that can help you navigate the challenges of living with these sometimes overwhelming conditions.

By Kristina Brooks

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.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

What is a Nebulizer?

Nebulizers allow inhaled asthma medicines go directly to the lungs and help relieve asthma symptoms immediately.

By John Bottrell