Asthma, Allergy and COPD Care Insights

Alternative Treatments for Asthma 

Are they sham treatments or do they really work?

Take the Mold Allergy Quiz

Molds are microscopic fungi that are everywhere in our environment. Learn about mold allergy by taking this multiple-choice quiz.

1. How many species of mold exist?

Molds in the Environment 

Molds are found everywhere in the environment, both indoors and outdoors, and throughout the year.

Asthma Triggers 

Asthma is a chronic, inflammatory lung disease with recurrent breathing problems.

The Stages of COPD 

Knowing the phases is important to treatment approach.

Let Them Eat Dirt!  

Our battle with germs may have gone too far.

COPD Guidelines  

Twelve million Americans don’t know they have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, many mistaking breathlessness as a symptom of aging.

Winter Allergies 

With no pollen in sight, how is it possible to have allergies when there’s snow on the ground?

Gluten Allergy 

Three types of gluten allergies and how you can manage them.

How Often You Should Clean Everything in Your House 

The toilet is not the dirtiest thing in your home.

Allergies to Wine 

Experts aren’t sure what causes wine allergies, but the symptoms can range from irritating to life-threatening.

Your Child's Asthma 

How asthma will affect a child's life varies, depending on the child.

Children's Asthma Peak Flow Calculator

Some people use peak flow meters to monitor changes in asthma. Peak flow readings show how well a child's lungs are working. This calculator shows the predicted peak flow in children. With your child's height, you can find his or her predicted peak flow. Predicted peak flow is how much air a child of a certain height is expected to breathe out (exhale) after taking a deep breath.

Enter Your Child's Information

What is your child's height?