By John Ericson | Mon, 01/20/2014 - 00:00
Exposure to secondhand smoke in the car or at home doubles a child's risk of returning to the hospital within a year of being admitted for asthma, a new study finds.
By John Ericson | Mon, 12/16/2013 - 17:55
A pet dog allowed indoors protects against asthma and allergies by promoting healthy gut bacteria.
By Lecia Bushak | Sat, 10/12/2013 - 16:44
A 12-year-old girl died after getting sick at school, which could only afford to have a nurse on certain days.
By Chris Weller | Wed, 09/04/2013 - 09:34
Women who suffer from asthma are twice as likely to be hospitalized for the condition that male sufferers.
By Justin Caba | Tue, 08/20/2013 - 10:03
Heather Conrad-Smith was saved by her two daughters after going into respiratory failure due to a heart attack.
By Amber Moore | Fri, 08/17/2012 - 07:50
A mother's smoking habits has now been linked to an increased risk of asthma in preschool children, according to a new study. Also, smoking during the early stages of pregnancy was found to be especially dangerous.
By Nikki Tucker | Fri, 08/10/2012 - 10:45
Not only are allergies hereditary, but also they are gender-related among parents and their children. A new study suggests a child risk of inheriting allergies increases if a parent of the same sex suffered from it.
By Christine Hsu | Thu, 08/02/2012 - 12:36
Federal health officials have released a set of videos featuring the scientific research of how yoga works, the safety of yoga and whether yoga can help treat certain health problems.
By Christine Hsu | Wed, 04/04/2012 - 11:39
Doctors from nine medical specialty boards in the U.S. are warning patients and health care providers to choose wisely when it comes to 45 common medical tests and procedures.