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Breathe Easy: New Way to Treat Severe Asthma

Tags: allergies, asthma, asthma attack, bronchial thermoplasty, emphysema, shortness of breath, smoking, wheezing

Put down that rescue inhaler. People with severe, persistent asthma may be eligible for new treatment called bronchial thermoplasty.

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How to Clean Up Mold After a Flood

Tags: allergies, asthma, mold

The symptoms of short-term mold exposure for many are mild, but can be serious for those with asthma and mold allergies. Act fast to remediate mold after a flood to protect your health.

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3 Do-It-Yourself Home Cleaning Products

Tags: allergies, asthma, chemicals, health tips

Many cleaning products can cause allergies and asthma to flare. Make your own simple solutions for better indoor air.


5 Tips for Managing Your Child’s Asthma

Tags: asthma, asthma attack, inhaler

As a parent, you are your child’s best advocate. Learn how to help your pediatrician develop the best treatment plan.

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What to Do When Winter Takes Your Breath Away (Video)

Tags: asthma, bronchospasm, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, COPD, flu, lung disease, tips for winter weather

You know it's cold when one step outside takes your breath away—literally. But for those with asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or other lung disease, the bitter cold can mean more trouble than a quick gasp for air.


7 Tips for Cleaner Indoor Air

Tags: air quality, allergies, asthma, lung disorders

You can’t change the air quality of the world outside, but you can clear the air in your own home. Get tips on everything from pets to vacuums.

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5 Answers to Childhood Asthma Questions

Tags: asthma

Does your child have asthma? Get answers to common questions about medications, proper inhaler use and what you can do to help at home.

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Colds and Asthma: The Season for Wheezing

Tags: asthma, bronchodilators, cold, flu, flu season, pulmonologist, respiratory tract infection, wheezing

From October through March, if you find yourself catering to a kid with a cold, pay special attention to recurrent wheezing.

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Chat With a Doctor: Teen Sleep Disorders and Obesity

Tags: asthma, chat with a doctor, diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, obesity, sleep disorders, web chat, webchat

Ask questions and get answers about sleep disorders and obesity in your teen from Cleveland Clinic physicians during a live webchat Monday, Oct. 1, 2012, at noon (ET).

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Asthma: No Contest for Olympians

Tags: albuterol, asthma, asthmatic, beta-2 agonists, exercise, exercise-induced asthma, leukotriene, wheezing

Studies show that the breathing disorder is more common among Olympians and other elite athletes than the general population.