Kids’ Asthma Flar...

Kids’ Asthma Flareups Fall Off After No-Smoking Laws MONDAY, Jan. 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) — In many U.S. communities that have adopted indoor smoking bans, fewer children need emergency asthma treatment, a new study finds. ER visits for childhood asthma attacks fell 17...

beclomethasone dipropio...

What is a beclomethasone dipropionate inhaler, and how does it work? What brand names are available for beclomethasone dipropionate inhaler? Is beclomethasone dipropionate inhaler available as a generic drug? Do I need a prescription for beclomethasone dipropionate inhaler? What are the...

1 in 3 Adults Diagnosed...

1 in 3 Adults Diagnosed With Asthma May Not Have It: Study By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Jan. 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Many adults who’ve been diagnosed with asthma may not actually have the respiratory disease, a new study suggests. Researchers in Canada said...

What Causes Asthma?

What Causes Asthma? Alan Szeftel, MD Alan Szeftel, MD Dr. Szeftel received his Medical Degree from the University of Cape Town Medical School in South Africa. His clinical training was at Groote Schuur Hospital. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at Brigham Women’s...

There’s Fun and F...

There’s Fun and Fitness in the Pool for Asthmatic Kids MONDAY, Feb. 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Safe, healthy fun for kids with asthma may be as near as the neighborhood pool, one respiratory specialist says. Staying active can be a challenge for the more than 6 million...

Combo Drug for Childhoo...

Combo Drug for Childhood Asthma Appears Safe in Study By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Aug. 31, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Lingering safety concerns regarding an asthma drug for children may be put to rest by new clinical trial results showing the widely used medication...