PITTSBURGH (AP) – The Heinz Endowments has given researchers $415,000 to study whether asthma rates among Pittsburgh Public Schools students are as bad as school nurses say. As many as half of the district’s 26,000 […]
AGH received grant money to conduct a study to find the cause of increase asthma in children in the Pittsburgh area.
Asthma is a lifelong disease that can cause wheezing, coughing and shortness of breath, but experts say not everyone diagnosed with asthma actually has it.
Sixteen states passed legislation this year making epinephrine available in school in case a child has a severe allergic reaction. This now brings the total to 27 states.
With more and more children suffering from conditions like asthma, parents and teachers are paying close attention to air quality.
This high school freshman is in marching band. She rides horses and dances — she also has allergies and asthma.
For hospitals, the third week of September is one of the busiest weeks of the year.
If you suffer from severe asthma attacks, a group of local doctors wants to hear from you.
The number of people with asthma is on the rise.
Duffy Minges never leaves her home without her asthma inhaler.
Does your child wheeze when he’s sick? If so, he could have a higher risk of asthma.
Nine people die from asthma each day in the United States. A new study is looking at patients who have trouble controlling their condition, and suggests possibly changing the way doctors treat them.
Like many moms, Laura Lieb worries about how chemicals in cans and plastics could affect her 3-year-old. She takes steps to avoid one in particular – bisphenol a, also known as BPA.
Many people have acid reflux, which is known to cause esophageal cancer. But could it also be to blame for adult-onset asthma?
If you are having trouble breathing, but none of the treatments for asthma seem to be working, it might not be asthma at all.