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FDA Approves New Inhaler for COPD
The FDA has approved a new inhaler for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Antibiotic Use in Infancy Could Increase Risk of Asthma
The number of people with asthma has significantly increased over the last three decades. Different medical exposures during infancy may have something to do with the rising number.
10 Athletes with Asthma
Asthma is a chronic lung disease that narrows the airways and makes it harder to breath. Here are ten athletes with asthma.
Rx Lowered Steroid Dose in Asthma Patients
Oral corticosteroids are a common treatment for asthma, but they often come with unwanted side effects. One recent study showed that another medication may help patients lower their corticosteroid dose over time.
Putting New Bronchiolitis Guidelines to the Test
New guidelines for treating certain diseases are sometimes issued to save money and improve patients' care. But doctors may need an extra push to follow them.
Treating Children's Infections More Efficiently
Often, more care is not necessarily better care. For certain conditions, such as bronchiolitis in children, extra medications or other treatments may not help recovery.
At-Risk Asthma Patients and the Flu Vaccine
While going without flu vaccination can mean risking an unpleasant few days of sickness for most, it can mean risking major illness and hospital time for those with certain conditions.
Gender Differences in COPD
COPD, a common lung disease, used to be considered a disease that primarily occurs in men. However, in recent years, more women have been diagnosed with COPD.
6 Celebrities Affected by COPD
7 Tips for Treating COPD
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a disease that makes it extremely hard to breathe, and over time, the disease becomes worse.