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Allergies? Why You Might Develop Asthma This Spring

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Whenever the pollen count goes up, so does the number of new asthma cases. Allergists predict seeing a number of new asthma cases this spring because of the coming bad allergy season.

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Spring Allergies: 8 Top Ways to Help Your Child

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It's the time of year when allergies become a nuisance for your child. Learn about spring allergy symptoms and treatments for children, including pollen avoidance and OTC medication strategies.

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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

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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.

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5 Tips for Managing Your Child’s Asthma

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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.

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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

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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.