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."
Allergist Offers Alternatives, Advice To Those In Sticker Shock Over EpiPen PricesMylan Pharmaceuticals has been in the spotlight lately for hiking the price of a life-saving allergy medicine, but even with a reduced price, EpiPens still cost hundreds of dollars.
Study: Asthma More Common In Pittsburgh Children Than National AverageHow common is asthma among area school children? Higher than the national average.
Experts Fear Tough Allergy Season After Cold WinterYou may have already noticed it - the dreaded sneezing, itchy eyes and scratchy throat that comes with allergy season.
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.
New Study To Look At Air Pollution, Severe Asthma AttacksIf you suffer from severe asthma attacks, a group of local doctors wants to hear from you.
Fall Season Typically A Busy Time For Mold AllergiesThis is a bad time of year for 11-year-old Connor Duran. "Really hard to breathe, and run, and move," Duran, of Robinson, describes. "I usually take my inhaler before practice. Last year at this time, I actually wasn't able to play football.
People Allergic To Bees Warned To Be On Guard After Hot, Dry SummerSummer is winding down and we're headed into fall. But did you know this time of year is when bees are most active and aggressive? And that can be bad news for people who are allergic.
Allergy Season Gets Early StartIf your nose is running and you think you have a cold, you may actually have something else.
Study: Antibiotics Work No Better Than Placebo In Treating Sinus InfectionsOne in five antibiotic prescriptions in the U.S. are for sinus infections.
Holiday Season Can Make Life Miserable For Allergy Sufferers'Tis the season for allergies. The holidays are chock full of things that can make life miserable for allergy sufferers.
Could Acetaminophen Worsen Asthma Symptoms?The study published today in the journal “Pediatrics” basically says, acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol, can spark new cases of asthma and make existing cases worse.
Experts Offer Advice On Watching Out For Halloween Candy AllergiesWho can resist Halloween candy? If you have food allergies, it may be in your best interest. Most candy treats contain at least one of the top three allergy triggers for kids.
Rain Puts Damper On Outdoor ActivitiesBack to back rainy days this spring has local baseball fields normally packed with kids this time of year deserted.