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Common Asthma Rx Gets Stronger Warning
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is requiring a stronger warning for a common asthma medication.
Generic ProAir HFA Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first generic version of a common asthma inhaler.
Know Your Asthma Triggers
Knowing your asthma triggers is the first step in avoiding them.
COPD: Stop Coughing and Start Breathing
Has it been getting harder for you to breathe? Maybe it’s the weather, but it could be COPD.
Asthma Rx Approved for Home Use
An asthma medication that once could only be given at a doctor's office can now be given at home.
Is Asthma Holding You Back?
In the United States, an estimated 15.4 million people are treated for asthma each year. This places an enormous burden on both individual patients and the US economy.
First Generic Advair Diskus Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first generic Advair Diskus to treat asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
OTC Asthma Inhaler Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the only asthma inhaler available over the counter (OTC) in the United States.
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.
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.