Asthma is a disease of the bronchial tubes, or airways, of the lungs that makes breathing difficult. Symptoms include frequent coughing—especially at night, shortness of breath, wheezing, and chest tightness, pain, or pressure. More »

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Atopic Dermatitis or Eczema

Feeling itchy? Dry, itchy skin and/or a red, scaly rash could be atopic dermatitis, a condition also known as eczema. There's no cure, but effective ways to treat it range from simple oatmeal baths and moisturizers to steroids and antihistamines. Whatever you do—don't scratch! More »

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Food Allergies

Under usual circumstances, the body deploys the immune system to fight off foreign invaders like parasites, bacteria, or viruses. Allergic reactions to food occur when the immune system misidentifies a harmless foreign substance and reacts as if it poses a threat. More »

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Some 15 million to 30 million Americans suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, which counts as the fourth-leading cause of death in the country. Most people with COPD have both emphysema and chronic bronchitis—and in 95 percent of cases, the cause was smoking. More »


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