• Good News for Pain Relief and Fever Control in Young Children with Asthma

    In the last few years, a few studies have suggested that the use of acetominophen (Tylenol) can be associated with increased asthma symptoms and exacerbations. As a result, there have been recommendations to completely avoid acetominophen use for either pain relief or fever control in children with asthma. Unfortunately, these

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  • How Your Weight Affects Your Asthma

    The increasing overall incidence of asthma in children over the past 2-3 decades actually parallels the increase in obesity. There is a direct connection between higher body mass index (weight), irritability of the airways and the development of asthma symptoms in children. A study in the American Journal of Epidemiology,

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