Asthma

Find the latest stories, news, and expert advice about asthma, including medical research on symptoms, treatment, and prevention.

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Health Organizations That Treat Severe Asthma

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

By Eli Hendel, M.D.

How to Prepare for Flying With Asthma

Know the TSA guidelines for medications, and dangers associated with flying with asthma.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

Enjoying Winter Fun, Even With Asthma

Frigid and dry winter air, plus cold and flu season, make winter fun challenging, but not impossible.

By Stephanie Stephens

How Is Severe Asthma Diagnosed?

Poor treatment adherence and persistent triggers are often the most common causes of severe asthma.

By Stephanie Stephens

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

Xolair Update: Six months later

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

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

Combat Chronic Conditions with the Best Health Apps of 2017

From diabetes, to fibromyalgia, to asthma and heart health, these apps can help you stay on track of appointments, medication and symptom management.

By Alice Williams

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.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

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.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

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.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley