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Don't Let Triggers of Summer Asthma Keep Your Youngster Down

Summer is prime time for asthma triggers such as grass pollen and smog. Learn how to manage your child's summer allergies and asthma.

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Think You Have Asthma? It Might Be Vocal Cord Dysfunction

People with vocal cord dysfunction (VCD) often think they have asthma because the symptoms and triggers can be similar. Worse, people have both VCD and asthma. Learn the difference between these two conditions and what you should do.

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Is It Just a Cough -- Or Childhood Asthma?

A cough here, a wheeze there. Most children have respiratory illnesses every now and then. But for one in 12 kids, these symptoms are a sign of something more significant: childhood asthma.

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Why a Wood-Burning Fireplace Could Be Hazardous To Your Health

Burning wood in your fireplace all winter may feel nostalgic and keep you warm, but smoke from those fires can also cause health problems.

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How Family Support Improves Asthma Symptoms

How to create a supportive, nurturing home environment and help your child with asthma live a more healthful life.

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Severe Asthma Program Provides Lifesaving Treatment, Support

Jaaire Bridges was used to dealing with severe asthma and allergies. But at age 10, Jaaire stopped breathing during a severe asthma attack. He survived and recovered without brain damage. But the event changed his family’s life forever.

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Clinical Trial Aims to Tailor Treatment for Severe Asthma

At UH, a team is engaged in research aimed at developing better, less invasive ways of identifying the various severe asthma sub-types - with the ultimate goal of providing more personalized, targeted therapies for patients.

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4 Big Myths About Asthma

Here are four common myths, along with the facts, about living with asthma.

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