Here's How Asthma Can Turn Deadly In Rare CasesThe death of 13-year-old Broadway star Laurel Griggs is a tragic reminder of how serious asthma can be.
Asthma Patients Could Slash Their Carbon Footprint By Switching To 'Greener' Inhalers Asthma sufferers could sharply reduce their carbon footprint by swapping commonly used inhalers for "greener" alternatives, a study from the University of Cambridge has found.
Mom Says 'Dragon's Breath' Cereal Treats Sent Her Son To The HospitalIt's called Dragon's Breath. The trendy dessert infuses treats like cereal with liquid nitrogen, causing the eater to blow smoke when the food enters their mouth.
Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should KnowParents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.
Mich. Rejects Adding Autism, Asthma To Medical Pot ListA panel has given the go-ahead to allow pot to treat post-traumatic stress disorder; but other conditions additions were rejected.
Sterling Heights Company Offers Infant Breathing Monitor Sleeping MatA Sterling Heights startup company is introducing a new breathing monitor for infants to prevent death from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, accidental suffocation and asthma.
UM Team Finds Cells Critical To Treatment-Resistant AsthmaNew research from the University of Michigan Health System may help explain what's going on in the lungs of steroid-resistant individuals. The findings could aid the development of new treatment options, and of better ways to identify people at risk of becoming steroid-resistant.
Study: Combined Asthma Medication Therapy Shown To Reduce AttacksA Henry Ford Hospital study has found that using two types of common asthma medications in combination reduces severe asthma attacks.
Low Birth Weight, Poverty Mean Chronic Disease In Mid-LifeThe seeds of vulnerability to asthma, heart disease and other chronic adult health problems are planted early in life, according to a study published last week in the American Journal of Public Health.
Detroit, Grand Rapids: Most Challenging Places To Live With Seasonal AllergiesA list released by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America rank Detroit and Grand Rapids among the 100 most challenging places to live with seasonal allergies.
FDA Phases Out Over The Counter InhalerAsthma patients who rely on over-the-counter inhalers will need to switch to prescription-only alternatives as part of the federal government's latest attempt to protect the Earth's atmosphere.
'Build Smart, Breathe Easier' Dedicates House With Asthma-Healthy Features with Detroit FamilyThe first Habitat for Humanity house built as part of the 'Build Smart, Breathe Easier' national asthma education program will be dedicated in partnership with the Dunmore family in Detroit on Friday, July 29.
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Flint Asthma Center Breathes New Life Into Web SiteFlint's Hurley Medical Center has rolled out a new Web site to match the efforts of its Asthma Disease Managers, who go to health fairs, schools, churches and synagogues, doctors' offices, and community centers to teach people how to control, and prevent, asthma.
FDA To Pull Primatene MistThe only over-the-counter asthma inhaler sold in the U.S. is being taken off the shelves beginning next year.