Adolescents with asthma aged 13-19 years were found twice as likely to smoke as their healthy counterparts. Solutions?
Top 10 Primary Care Drugs Approved in Early 2017
Click through this slide summary for a look at some of the more significant approvals so far for primary care.
Prenatal Fish Oil May Trim Asthma Risks in Children
Risk may be reduced by about one-third in the children of pregnant women who take these supplements.
Obesity Balloons With Childhood Asthma
Asthma medications reduced obesity risk. Which type of medication surprised the researchers.
Mannitol Test for Asthma Presents Challenges
The test should not be used alone to screen for asthma in asymptomatic young persons outside of the clinic.
Insomnia Common with Asthma
The combination results in worse asthma control and a variety of health and quality of life issues.
Young Urban Asthma Patients Exhibit Unique Features
Severe asthma symptoms but low allergy and inflammation levels may mean poor response to guideline-based therapy.
Teens with Asthma More Likely to Smoke Cigarettes
Study: Among adolescents age 13-19 years, those with asthma were twice as likely to smoke as their healthy counterparts. Solutions?
Video: Using Inhalers and Puffers in Asthma
A clinical nurse consultant demonstrates best practices for inhalers and puffers, with an emphasis on pediatric asthma patients.
Asthma in America 2016 Survey: At-a-Glance
About 90% of asthma patients use rescue inhalers--perhaps its because nearly 60% weren't instructed at diagnosis on asthma triggers to avoid. More results, here.
Can Asthma Be Managed in Smokers?
The CDC estimates that 21% of people with asthma smoke cigarettes. These patients tend to be resistant to common asthma treatment. What are the options?
Asthma, Plus Age and Illness, in the Elderly
Aging and comorbidities make asthma management in the elderly much more difficult than in younger people. Get a quick look here at what to watch out for.
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