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Can asthma be cured completely?

Is there a permanent cure for childhood asthma, or will my son have this for the rest of his life?

My 5 year old son was diagnosed with asthma. Are inhalers safe for him at this young age?

My son, who is 5 years old, was just diagnosed with asthma. He was prescribed an inhaler, but I'm a bit nervous about the medication. Is it safe for my young son to start on...

My son died of cystic fibrosis when he was a teenager. Is it possible for his brother to get it too?

My son was only 13 when he died of cystic fibrosis, and now I'm pregnant again with another boy. Is cystic fibrosis a genetic disease? Is it possible for my baby to have this...

My son is having breathing issues after exercising. What could be wrong?

My son is 8 years old, and yesterday after running around, he was wheezing so badly that I had to take him to the pediatrician to help him. They gave him a nebulizer treatment,...

Can frequent episodes of cough in a toddler be a cause of concern?

My son keeps coughing. Not consistently though, he will cough for a day or so and then be fine. He is currently 3 years old. Is it something that I should be concerned about...

Can pneumonia be fatal?

My son is 5 years old and has been diagnosed with pneumonia. I have read online that pneumonia could be a fatal condition, which worries me a lot. Is this true?

Is asthma hereditary?

My grandfather had asthma (pretty severe). My mom doesn't have it. I'm concerned I might get it or that my children might get it as severely as my grandfather had. How can I...

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