Obesity During Pregnancy Linked to Raised Asthma Risk in Kids
Threat of respiratory disease may be up to 30 percent higher, study suggests
Health Tip: Thwart Mold at Home
Address any leaks or damp areas
Health Tip: Take it Easy on Chemical Cleaners
Especially if a family member has asthma
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Federal reports capture nation's pre-Obamacare health status and health-care coverage
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Exposure to a little dust, dander in infancy might prime tots' immune systems, research finds
Yoga May Not Help Ease Asthma, Study Suggests
But ancient practice not harmful and can improve overall health, experts say
A pulmonary embolism (PE) is a blood clot that develops in a blood vessel elsewhere in the body (most commonly from the leg), travels to an artery in the lung, and forms an occlusion (blockage) of the artery.
The two types of asthma medications used to treat asthma include long-term control medication and short-term, quick-relief medication.
COPD is a term that refers to a group of lung diseases that can interfere with normal breathing. It is estimated that more than 13 million Americans suffer from COPD. It is the third leading cause of death in the U.S.
Influenza (or flu) is a highly contagious viral infection and is one of the most severe illnesses of the winter season.
Whooping cough, or pertussis, primarily affects infants and young children. Caused by a bacterium, it is characterized by paroxysms (intense fits or spells) of coughing that end with the characteristic whoop as air is inhaled.
Sarcoidosis is a rare disease that results from inflammation.