Asthma

How can you tell if your child is suffering from asthma? Learn what it is, how to manage it, and how to live with ashma. Plus: What kinds of physical activities are best for kids with allergies? Find out here.

4 Ways to Prevent Asthma Attacks at Home

What causes his asthma attacks -- and how you can stop them.

How & When to Use an Asthma Inhaler

Asthma is a common kid ailment that makes it difficult for a child to breathe. Here's what you need to know about asthma attacks and how to use an inhaler to stop them.

Controlling and Treating Asthma Symptoms in Children

Learn how to overcome the symptoms of asthma. Video courtesy of Le Bonheur Children's Hospital.

Reducing Home Allergens May Replace Asthma Meds, Which Many Kids Are Misusing

Two new studies look at the causes of asthma, and how to reduce the need for medication, which many kids may be misusing anyway!

Keep Smooching! Seeing Parents' PDA Might Be Good for Kids' Health

New research shows kids experience health benefits from witnessing affection between their parents.

Protecting the Planet From Pollution for Our Children's Future

Editor's Note: This guest post was written by Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, who is also the Chair of the Democratic National Committee. She has been working to help implement the President's new Environmental Protection Agency regulations on carbon emissions, in order to reduce child asthma that has resulted from carbon pollution.

Guess What? Air Pollution Is Still Bad for Kids' Lungs

A new study finds even lower air pollution emissions still have significant effects on kids' lungs.