How Asthma-Friendly Is Your Child-Care Setting?
Children with asthma need proper support in child-care settings to keep their asthma under control and be fully active. Here is a checklist parents can use to find out how well their child-care setting assists children with asthma.
Epinephrine Inhalers Will Be Phased Out by Dec. 31, 2011
Over-the-counter epinephrine inhalers have been on the market for decades and can relieve acute asthma symptoms, but they are known to have serious side effects when used in higher doses. These inhalers will be phased out by December 2011.
FDA Educates the Public on Food Allergies
To reduce the risks from allergic reactions among the American public, the Food and Drug Administration is working to ensure that major allergy-causing ingredients in food are accurately labeled.