Allergy and Asthma Health


Winter 2008

FDA Supports Nonprescription Cough and Cold Medicine Industry's Efforts To Restrict Use in Children

New Statistics on Childhood Asthma

Healthy Tips for the Holiday Allergy and Asthma Season

News Bits

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News Bits

Consumer Alert: CFC Albuterol Inhalers Not Available After Dec. 31
CFC-propelled albuterol inhalers will not be available after Dec. 31, 2008. Talk with your doctor now about changing to a hydrofluoralkane (HFA) propelled albuterol inhaler.
Stopping the Spread of Flu at Home, Work, and School
It's flu season once again. Getting a flu shot and frequently washing your hands are two good ways to avoid the flu this year.
Autumn Babies at Greater Risk of Asthma
A new study published in the Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine suggests a higher risk of asthma for babies born four months before the annual influenza and cold season due to greater incidence of childhood infections such as RSV.
Asthma Care Guidelines
As an asthma patient, what kind of care should you be receiving to manage your condition? Here are some recent guidelines from the NHLBI.
Treating Reflux May Help Kids with Asthma
Treating reflux in children who also have asthma can be effective in controlling asthma symptoms, according to a recent study.

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