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FDA Approves Device for Emphysema
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new device to treat breathing trouble tied to severe emphysema.
Know Your Asthma Triggers
Knowing your asthma triggers is the first step in avoiding them.
Despite Decline, Asthma Attacks Still a Concern in Kids
Although asthma attacks have declined among children in the US, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said there is still work to be done.
Is Asthma Holding You Back?
In the United States, an estimated 15.4 million people are treated for asthma each year, according to a new study.
FDA Removes Warning for Some Inhalers
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has removed a strong warning for some combination inhalers.
New Rx Approved for Rare Autoimmune Disease
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first drug to treat a rare condition that causes inflammation in the wall of the body's blood vessels.
On the Rise: Lung Disease Deaths
In recent decades, the United States has seen an increase in deaths from chronic respiratory diseases, according to a new study.
Symbicort Gets OK for Kids with Asthma
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a new treatment for children with asthma. 
The Link Between Asthma and Obesity
Children with asthma may be more likely to become obese, according to a new study.
Where You Live Might Affect Your Health
Living in a rural area may mean you face a raised risk of death, according to a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).