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Quick-Relief vs. Long-Term Controller Asthma Medications

April 2018

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…

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Here’s Help for Controlling Asthma Triggers

May 2017

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…

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What is COPD?

March 2017

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…

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Understanding Asthma Medications

November 2016

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…

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Suffering from Allergies This Spring? Fight Back

September 2016

Allergies are the 6th leading cause of chronic illness in the U.S., with an annual cost in excess of $18 billion. More than 50 million…

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Beat Spring Allergies!

July 2015

Ah, spring. Budding flowers. Blooming trees. It’s beautiful, but for those with allergies, it’s a mixed blessing. Now’s the time of year when allergy sufferers…

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