New Bronchial Thermoplasty Treatment Showing Promise For Asthma PatientsFor people patients struggling with asthma and the treatments, something new has come along called bronchial thermoplasty.
Third Week Of September Notoriously Becoming Known As “Asthma Peak Week”In schools and homes across America, the third week of September is notoriously known as "peak week."
Study: Fracking May Worsen Asthma In Children And AdultsFracking may worsen asthma in children and adults who live near oil and gas drilling sites according to a new Pennsylvania study.
Children’s Hospital Doctors Studying Relationship Between Asthma, Vitamin D LevelsCould something cheap and easily available over-the-counter be just as good, if not better, than inhalers for kids with asthma?
Local Doctor’s Study Examines Whether Allergy & Asthma Drugs Stunt Growth In KidsCould allergy and asthma drugs stunt growth?
Doctors Seeing Some Cases Frostbite, Urging People To Bundle UpFrostnip, frostbite, hypothermia - or just plain cold - when the temperatures drop this low, these are all very real possibilities.
Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should KnowParents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.
$415K Given For Asthma Study Of Pittsburgh Kids
Local Experts To Launch Study Regarding High Number Of Asthma CasesAGH received grant money to conduct a study to find the cause of increase asthma in children in the Pittsburgh area.
Many Patients Being Misdiagnosed With AsthmaAsthma is a lifelong disease that can cause wheezing, coughing and shortness of breath, but experts say not everyone diagnosed with asthma actually has it.
EpiPens Now Available In Schools In 27 StatesSixteen 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.
Local School Adopts Air Quality Flag ProgramWith more and more children suffering from conditions like asthma, parents and teachers are paying close attention to air quality.