Think your house is free of the eight most common allergens: cat, dog, cockroach, mouse, rat, mold and two types of dust mites? There’s a 99 percent chance you’re wrong. Allergist Sandra Hong, MD, explains.
Do cats or pollen make you sneeze and cough? When symptoms affect both your nose and your lungs, you may have allergic asthma. Learn how to manage it.
Wondering if a lung transplant can cure chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or severe asthma? Tap or click for the answer.
Adult-onset asthma is more common — and more serious — than you may think. Find out why asthma hits adults harder thank kids. Learn which symptoms to watch for and how to control your asthma.
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Can breathing in wood smoke from your fire pit or bonfire harm your lungs? Learn about the dangers of wood smoke and get seven tips for outdoor fire safety.
This is the first study of its kind to find an association between asthma and kidney stone formation. The rates of both diseases have been rising over the past 20 years.
Schools and classrooms may have environmental allergens such as pollen, mold and dust mites. These allergy and asthma triggers can cause adverse reactions in kids. Learn how to help your child against these common allergens.
Tackling a DIY home improvement project can expose you and your family to substances that harm your lungs and cause other health problems. Here are the most common hazards and safety tips for each.
Experts and studies contend that air pollution can affect respiratory and cardiovascular health. Find out who benefits most from air purifiers.
After children head back to school, they go straight into peak virus season. If your child has asthma, this can exasperate the condition. It’s important to anticipate heightened symptoms and have a plan in place, experts say.