Asthma

Asthma Drugs

Asthma drugs come in two main varieties: short-acting or quick-relief medications (also called “rescue” drugs) and long-term control drugs. Most asthma medications are taken through

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Smoking and Asthma

Shortly after blood-sucking leeches went out of style, 19th-century doctors embraced an equally bizarre remedy for some ailments: cigarettes and pipes packed with tobacco. Amazingly,

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Allergies

Allergies are a highly individualized form of misery. Some people turn into an itchy, drippy wreck whenever they’re around cats, while others can’t get within

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Inhaler Update

After the first few puffs, most people with asthma become comfortable with their inhalers. As long as the device works for them, they see no

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Asthma in Children

What is asthma? Most people associate asthma with sudden fits of coughing and wheezing, but the condition is a round-the-clock disease. If your child has

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