Back to School with Asthma

September and October can be tough months for kids with asthma. The back-to-school period brings a big uptick in asthma exacerbations. Sick days home from school and trips to the

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Severe Asthma 101

What is it? Severe asthma is a more acute form of asthma that’s harder to control. Contrary to common belief, severe asthma isn’t simply “really bad asthma”. Severe asthma is

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Cleaning with a Breathing Condition

A clean home makes for happy lungs. Keeping a clean home is important for your health, especially if you have a lung condition like asthma or COPD. Reducing allergens and triggers

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Managing Asthma on Summer Vacation

Schools out for summer, but know that asthma doesn’t take a vacation. However, that doesn’t mean asthmatic kids have to stay cooped up inside all summer. With careful management, asthma

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Seniors Get Asthma Too

June is Seniors’ Month. Asthma used to be considered a childhood disease. While it’s true that most people with asthma experience their first symptoms at a young age, asthma can

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How to Help Someone Having an Asthma Attack

May 2nd is World Asthma Day. All around the globe people with asthma and organizations dedicated to asthma control and education join together to increase awareness about asthma and improve the

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Can Kids With Asthma Play Sports?

When it’s properly controlled, asthma shouldn’t sideline children from playing sports. Exercise is a crucial part of a healthy lifestyle and team sports have the added bonus of teaching children

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6 Tips for Easy Spring Breathing

Say goodbye to winter boots and shoveling- spring is here! While most of us are all too ready for spring to fully burst into bloom, asthmatics and allergy sufferers everywhere

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Childhood Asthma & Obesity

A study published in The American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine suggests that young children with asthma have a greater risk of obesity than non-asthmatic kids. In a

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5 Tips for an Easier Winter with Asthma

The cold, dry air of winter and the season’s circulation of the common cold and other upper respiratory infections probably flare up your asthma symptoms and maybe even trigger asthma

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