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  • Dust Mites in the Home

    Dust mites are tiny bugs that live in your home. They can cause allergies and problems in people with…

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  • Controlling Asthma in Urban Areas

    Asthma has many triggers. Some triggers are different in urban areas.

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  • Questions to Ask When My Asthma Doesn’t Get Better

    If the asthma treatment your doctor prescribed isn’t helping your symptoms, review these questions, answers, and things to consider.

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  • How to Use a Metered Dose Inhaler

    A metered-dose inhaler is a hand-held device that contains medicine to open the airways in people with asthma and other…

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  • Air Pollution

    Outdoor air pollution is a mix of gases and toxic particles that fill the air we breathe. It occurs in…

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  • Chronic Cough

    Chronic cough is a cough that lasts longer than 8 weeks. It can be caused by allergies and some health…

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  • Asthma in Kids

    Living with asthma as a child can be difficult. Asthma attacks interfere with a child’s physical activity, sleep, and can…

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  • Asthma | Medicines That Can Make It Worse

    Some medicines might make your asthma symptoms worse. Learn what medicines might cause problems before you take them.

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  • Asthma Action Plan

    Learn how to work with your doctor to create a plan to treat asthma attacks at home.

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  • Asthma

    Learn about the causes, treatment and prevention of asthma symptoms (also called asthma attacks).

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  • Exercise-induced Bronchospasm

    Learn about the symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment of exercise-induced bronchospasm.

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