Getting an annual flu shot will cut your chances of coming down with the illness by about half. HealthCentral talked to a flu expert about this year’s vaccine.
COPD patients commonly use inhaled corticosteroids on a regular basis for maintenance of their condition. Here are the latest guidelines for their safe use.
Managing a chronic illness like asthma can be a challenge when your child goes away to college.
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.
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.
Getting vaccinated for the flu in late summer, particularly for older adults, may mean less protection from the virus as flu season ramps up in the winter.
For hospitalized COPD patients who have breathing difficulties not severe enough for intubation, noninvasive ventilation helps, studies show.
Inhaler costs are a particular challenge for patients who have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
If your child has asthma, provide the school and your child with what they need to know about the all-important rescue inhaler.
For preteens and teens having asthma and using an inhaler can be downright embarrassing. Here are four ways to help your child cope.