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An otter in Seattle has asthma, but her trainers were ready as smoke settled over region

Puget Sound is barely visible through the glass windows of the Seattle Aquarium otter tank during afternoon feeding time — a thick layer of haze obscures the view. But, Mishka, …

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 15, 2018, 8:37 p.m.

Schools urge families of asthmatic students to update records early

Spokane Public Schools picked the perfect time for an unofficial celebration of asthma awareness.

Study aims to find out if agriculture triggers asthma

Asthma was thought to be a disease more prevalent in densely populated urban areas where there’s more pollution from automobiles and large industry. Researchers are now focusing on children with …

Fresh air: SNAP helps residents reduce indoor breathing hazards

SNAP’s pilot Healthy Home Repair program helps identify issues with indoor air quality for low-income residents with diagnosed breathing conditions such as asthma. Many recipients are seniors.

Death toll from Australia’s thunderstorm asthma reaches six

Six people have died and five remained on life support after a rare condition known as thunderstorm asthma struck Australia’s second-largest city, officials said on Sunday.

Reduce triggers and use meds to control asthma

There are a variety of ways to control asthma symptoms for the one in 13 Americans who have the disease.

Asthma meds warning issued

WASHINGTON – The government is taking steps to curb use of some long-acting asthma drugs taken by millions, issuing safety restrictions Thursday to lower an uncommon but potentially life-threatening risk …

Some asthma sufferers say CFC-less inhalers don’t work

Months after a federal ban went into effect outlawing a propellant used in most rescue inhalers, some asthma sufferers insist that the replacement inhalers don’t work and might even be …