Chlorine, the most common swimming pool disinfectant, protects you from harmful bacteria. However, indoor swimming pools can pack a punch of strong chemicals that can irritate your lungs. Find out more.
Results of a study published today in the New England Journal of Medicine found that early introduction of peanuts in children at high risk for peanut allergy could decrease their risk of becoming intolerant to the nuts.
Aspirin can help in treating many conditions, but some people experience an adverse reactions when they take this wonder drug. Learn how you can take steps to better tolerate aspirin or aspirin-like pain relievers.
Live trees, scented candles and other aromatic holiday decorations can spark severe asthma attacks. Here's how to cut down the risk for a lung-healthy holiday.
When the weather outside turns frightful, there’s nothing cozier than a warm, crackling blaze in the hearth. But a wood-burning fire in your fireplace can cause health problems.
If you’re an athlete with asthma, you don't have to hold back. With proper medication and conditioning, you can participate fully in sports.
No vaccine or other prevention is available to protect against Enterovirus D68. So it’s important to talk to your children about avoiding infection – and to take the same precautions as well.
If you have a lingering cough or cold, wheezing or shortness of breath, you may have asthma. It's a good idea to see your doctor, get tested and improve your quality of life.
A rare virus similar to the common cold is infecting U.S. children across the Midwest and West. While the virus is not deadly, some children are at risk for developing serious problems.
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.