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Asthma Attacks

  • Acute Severe Asthma

    Asthma can be unpredictable, but it is important to recognize the difference between a minor flare-up and an attack that could be life-threatening.

  • Peak Flow Meter

    A peak flow meter for asthma is like a thermometer for a fever—it helps you monitor what's going on inside your lungs by measuring airflow out of the lungs.

  • Emergency Care: When Is It the Right Choice?

    You may think of the ER as a source of the most immediate medical attention, but if your situation is not a real emergency, this isn't true.