Asthma

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May 19, 2020

Asthma medicine may not be one size fits all

The symptoms are all too familiar for parents of kids with asthma: coughing, wheezing, and chest tightness. About 6 million kids...

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Rashad Jennings performs with partner Emma Slater.
October 14, 2017

Outrunning asthma

National Football League (NFL) running back and reigning "Dancing with the Stars" champion Rashad Jennings battled childhood asthma with grit...

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Female doctor explains how to use an inhaler to older patient.
October 13, 2017

Asthma: What you need to know

Asthma is now the most common chronic disorder in childhood. In the U.S., nearly 24 million people have asthma. Asthma...

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Sylvia Granados-Maready, right, pictured with her newborn son, Peter Ernesto, and her sister, Sandra.
October 13, 2017

Don’t let asthma define you

When Sylvia Granados-Maready was born, she was diagnosed with asthma. To this day, Sylvia lives with asthma without letting it...

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Jeff Long with his son Noah, wife Deb, and daughter Gabi.
October 13, 2017

A lifelong asthma struggle

Jeff Long, Ph.D., can hardly remember a time when he didn't suffer from serious asthma. Jeff, who is...

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October 13, 2017

The future of asthma monitoring

With so many pollutants indoors and outdoors, determining what triggers asthma in children is not easy. Now, NIH-supported researchers are...

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Stavros Garantziotis, M.D.
October 13, 2017

Understanding asthma from the inside out

Three NIH institutes fund asthma studies to improve treatment and learn more about what causes this widespread illness: the National...

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