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Broadway Star Kristin Chenoweth on Her Asthma

Allergic Living Editor Gwen Smith interviews Kristin Chenoweth, the actress, TV star and broadway singer about her new advocating role with the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America’s “Know Your Count” campaign to promote asthma awareness.

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Richmond Tops List as 2014′s ‘Leading’ Asthma Capital

Historic Richmond is triggering too much asthma. Did your city make the list?

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Asthma Impacts Kids’ Sleep, Grades

A new study has confirmed that asthma symptoms can have a highly detrimental effect

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BPA Exposure Linked to Asthma Risk in Kids

Researchers have found an association between exposure to BPA and an elevated risk for asthma in young children.

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Urine Test Predicts Asthma in Kids

A researcher with the AllerGen research network in Canada is hoping a urine test he’s developing will turn the grey area of diagnosing asthma into simple black and white. Asthma can be tricky for a doctor to diagnose, especially in young kids. Symptoms can mimic other diseases and spirometry, the breathing test to diagnose asthma, […]

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Exercise & Asthma

Do You Get Asthma When Exercising?

People often wonder how asthma will affect their life and in particular, their ability to exercise and play sports. But experts agree: with a combination of avoiding triggers and medication, people with asthma should be able to live active, healthy lives. In fact, it’s important that people with asthma do exercise, as this helps them […]

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Schools that Breathe

For too long, students with asthma and allergies have suffered with
symptoms in dusty, moldy, chemical-smelling classrooms. But now some
schools are wiping the slate clean – with a healthy approach to air.

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Asthma and Smog: Does Air Pollution Cause Asthma?

Air pollution irritates this lung condition. But could smog cause asthma?

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