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Proper Inhaler Techniques for Children
A recent study showed most parents and caregivers do not know the proper techniques to administer their children’s metered-dose inhaler. Learn the 10-steps to make sure your child gets the proper amount of medication when he/she needs it.
Public Smoking Bans Work
Studies, in both the U.K. and the U.S., continue to show that public non-smoking bans work. Read on to learn what the studies show and the asthma and other health implications for you and your family.
Public Smoking Bans--Rights and Freedoms
New York City is considering a ban on public smoking in city parks and beaches. What do you think about this issue? How should it be resolved?
Pulmonary Embolism and Asthma
Recent studies have shown that asthmatics are more prone to pulmonary embolism than the general population. This lung condition can be deadly, but can be treated if caught early. Read on to learn the symptoms of a blood clot in the lungs and how to prevent pulmonary embolism.
Rare Fungi May Help Asthma
When you think of fungi, do edible mushrooms, black mold and other types of fungi come to mind? Recently, scientists believe they may have found a new use for a fungi, cordycepts, long used in traditional Chinese medicine.
RSV and Asthma
RSV can be a dangerous infection for young babies and children. Some have wondered if there is a tie between an RSV infection and later development of asthma. Read on to find results of the latest research, and what you should do if you suspect your child has RSV.
Safety of Long-Acting Bronchodilators
In recent years, there has been some controversy over the use of long-acting bronchodilators due to issues of health and safety. Read more to find the FDAs recommendation on who should use these asthma medications, and when they should be used.
Seasonal Changes and Asthma
Did you know the changing seasons can make asthma worse? Learn about weather-related asthma and seasonal changes--and what you can do to stay healthy!
Secondhand Smoke Dangerous for Asthmatics
Smoking and secondhand smoke can cause serious health problems. Learn how smoke affects babies, children and adults. Find out how you avoid exposure to the harmful chemicals found in tobacco smoke.
Self-Education for Asthma Patients
Newly diagnosed asthma patient feeling lost? Find out how self-education enhances the lives of asthma patients and their families.
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