Asthma

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

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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

Asthma Trends: Higher Costs, More Serious Hospitalizations

Patients are more likely to visit an emergency department because of the high cost of medicine and doctor visits to treat asthma. Here’s what researchers found.

By Eli Hendel, M.D.

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.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

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