Take Control of Your Asthma

SATURDAY, May 6, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Many resources can help people with asthma manage triggers and symptoms, an allergist says.

Climate Change May Worsen Sneezin' Season

TUESDAY, May 2, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Think your spring allergies are worse than ever? You could be right, and climate change may explain it, an allergy expert says.

Thunderstorms Can Trigger Asthma Flares, Study Finds

MONDAY, May 1, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Rain often helps people with allergies or allergic asthma by bringing pollen to the ground. But a new study says that's not necessarily the case with thunderstorms, which may actually trigger asthma outbreaks.

Summer Camp Prep for Kids With Allergies, Asthma

SATURDAY, April 29, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Heading to summer camp for the first time is always a little unnerving. But for a child with allergies or asthma, there are special concerns.

Women More Sensitive to Metal Joint Implants Than Men: Study

WEDNESDAY, April 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- One reason women are more likely than men to have complications after hip or knee replacement surgery may be because they're more sensitive to the metals in joint implants, a new study suggests.

What's the Best Seasonal Allergy Med for Your Kid?

MONDAY, April 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Choosing an over-the-counter allergy medicine for a child sounds easy enough.

Health Tip: Keep Indoor Air Clean

(HealthDay News) -- Indoor air may contain allergens that make you sneeze and wheeze, and your eyes turn red.

Silk Clothes Won't Soothe Eczema's Itch

TUESDAY, April 11, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Although it may feel nice against the skin, new research says silk clothing offers little benefit for kids with eczema.

EpiPen Out-of-Pocket Costs More Than Doubled Over Decade

TUESDAY, April 4, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Annual out-of-pocket costs for lifesaving EpiPens in the United States skyrocketed nearly 124 percent for many privately insured patients between 2007 and 2014, a new study finds.

Defect Prompts Mylan to Recall Some EpiPens

MONDAY, April 3, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Mylan, the maker of the EpiPen, says it is recalling "select lots" of the device used to treat dangerous allergic reactions due to a defect that might render it "difficult to activate in an emergency."