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Asthma: How Much Do You Know?



Asthma isn't fun. But learning about asthma doesn't have to be a drag. See how fast you can find some of the most common asthma-related terms in our asthma word search. Then read on for more information about asthma and how to keep it from controlling your life.

Asthma News

  • Can Asthma Protect Men From Prostate Cancer?

    FRIDAY, May 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) — A new study suggests, but does not prove, that men with asthma may be less likely to develop aggressive prostate cancer or to die from the disease. Researchers found that men with asthma were 29 percent less likely to develop aggressive prostate cancer. And they were 36 percent less [...]

  • Many Kids With Asthma Also Sensitive to Peanuts: Study

    SUNDAY, May 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Sensitivity to peanuts is common among children with asthma, yet many children and their parents are unaware of the problem, a new study finds. There’s been little research into the link between childhood asthma and peanut allergy, according to the study authors. “Many of the respiratory symptoms of peanut allergy [...]

  • Environmental Concerns Led to Jump in Cost of Asthma Inhalers: Study

    By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, May 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Federal action to protect the ozone layer has resulted in a dramatic increase in the cost of asthma inhalers in recent years, according to a new study. In 2008, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration banned asthma inhalers containing chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), substances that contribute to the [...]

  • Women Hospitalized for Asthma More Often Than Men

    TUESDAY, May 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) — After seeking medical treatment in the emergency room for an asthma attack, women are much more likely than men to need hospitalization, researchers report. Scientists analyzed the likelihood that 2,000 patients treated in the ER for asthma would need to be admitted to the hospital. Although the men and [...]

  • Curbing School Bus Pollution Might Reduce Absences

    WEDNESDAY, April 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Reducing diesel air pollution from school buses could lead to 14 million fewer student absences each year in the United States, a new study predicts. Researchers followed 275 elementary school students in the state of Washington who rode on school buses. Air pollution from 188 school buses was measured [...]

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