MONDAY, April 9, 2018 (American Heart Association) -- Having asthma as a child is associated with developing stiff arteries earlier in adulthood, according to a new study.
The study, published Monday in the journal Hypertension, sought to explore the link between asthma, a chronic lung disease that makes breathing difficult, and stiff arteries, which is associated with heart disease and stroke.
SATURDAY, Feb. 24, 2018 -- Your children may already be looking forward to summer camp. But when it comes to kids with asthma or allergies, parents need to take extra steps in planning their outdoor experience.
"Kids with allergies and asthma need an extra layer of preparation to ensure they stay healthy and enjoy their adventure," said Dr. Bradley Chipps, president of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.