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April 2019
5 Ways to Minimize Spring Allergies

Spring is finally here, bringing rising temperatures, blooming plants and longer days. If you’re one of the more than 50 million Americans who suffer from allergies each year, you may…

Allergies & Asthma
little boy relaxing on the bed with his small cat
April 2019
What You Can Do to Prevent Asthma in Children

Genetics and family history play a large role in asthma in children. It's the most common chronic condition in children, affecting an estimated 6.1 million kids under the age of 18, according…

Allergies & Asthma | Children's Health
April 2018
Quick-Relief vs. Long-Term Controller Asthma Medications

As the parent of a child with asthma, it’s important to know the difference between the two types of inhaled asthma medications: Quick-relief medication helps your child when he or…

Allergies & Asthma
A person doing laundry at home
May 2017
Here’s Help for Controlling Asthma Triggers

Asthma triggers are things in your environment, both inside your home and outdoors, that can make your asthma worse. Asthma triggers range from dust mites and pet dander in the…

Allergies & Asthma
Home healthcare nurse checks a senior patient's lungs
March 2017
What is COPD?

Q: My mother has been diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). What is it? Can it be treated? A: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a preventable and treatable disease…

Allergies & Asthma
A closeup of hand with asthma aerosol in outdoor
November 2016
Understanding Asthma Medications

Asthma is a long-term disease that has no cure. The goal of asthma treatment is to control the disease. Good asthma control will: Prevent chronic and troublesome symptoms, such as…

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