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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

  • Obesity During Pregnancy Linked to Raised Asthma Risk in Kids

    By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, July 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Women who are obese during pregnancy may be more likely to have children with asthma than normal-weight mothers, a new review suggests. “We found that, compared with children born from mothers of normal weight, those whose mothers were overweight or obese during pregnancy had up to [...]

  • New Inhaled Drug Shows Promise Against Asthma, Allergies

    A new inhaled medication has the potential to treat mild asthma and allergies by interrupting the production of an immune system protein that triggers allergic reactions, a new study reports.

  • U.S. Health Snapshots: Insurance Coverage Expands, but Gaps Remain

    By Karen PallaritoHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, June 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Two new U.S. government reports provide a statistical snapshot of health and health insurance coverage in 2013, before new coverage options took effect under the Affordable Care Act. On a positive note, fewer Americans were uninsured in 2013 than in 2010 — 14.4 percent versus 16 [...]

  • Too-Clean Homes May Encourage Child Allergies, Asthma: Study

    By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, June 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Cleanliness may be next to godliness, but a home that’s too clean can leave a newborn child vulnerable to allergies and asthma later in life, a new study reports. Infants are much less likely to suffer from allergies or wheezing if they are exposed to household [...]

  • Yoga May Not Help Ease Asthma, Study Suggests

    THURSDAY, June 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Although yoga is believed to boost physical and mental health, it does not seem to help ease symptoms of asthma, a new study finds. Even so, experts from the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) noted that if it makes people with asthma feel better they should [...]

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