Asthma

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

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Want a Better Relationship With Your Child's Asthma Doctor? Just Ask

Communication is the key to a good relationship with your child’s doctor. Even more importantly, it may also play a role in better outcomes for your child.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

Do Sugary Sodas During Pregnancy Lead to Childhood Asthma?

Drinking soda during pregnancy can lead to your child developing asthma during their elementary-school years.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Health Organizations That Treat Severe Asthma

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

By Eli Hendel, M.D.

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

10 Ways You Can Better Deal With Your Child’s Asthma

When your child has asthma, like mine do, there are always a million things it feels like you have to know to keep them safe. Here are my best tips.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

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.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley