Children with Asthma Taxing Medicaid SystemMissouri implementing home visits to improve health of high-risk children.
St. Louis Start-Up's Device to Prevent Asthma Attacks Goes On SaleThe goal of Wing is to allow people to take their medication to prevent, say, an asthma attack, much like diabetics don't have to wait until a blood sugar crisis actually occurs to take action.
Asthmatic Kids Can Take Tylenol Wash U Study SaysA new study finds children with mild asthma can safely take Tylenol without fear of their symptoms worsening.
Group Hopes Home Visits Drop Asthma ER AbuseExperts say some children with chronic asthma are abusing the emergency room system.
'Wing' Asthma Prevention Invention Gets FDA ClearanceDA clearance has arrived for a pocket-sized device that plugs into your smartphone and can help predict your next asthma attack hours or even days in advance with a simple blow.
Health Dept. to Survey Residents Near Westlake LandfillResidents should expect the survey takers to be wearing vests and identify themselves with an official health department badge.
State Regulators Find No Ameren Air Pollution Violation, Others DisagreeSome Labadie residents want Ameren to put state-of-the-art scrubbers on its smokestacks, state regulators say the air quality is fine.
Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should KnowParents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.
Enterovirus Cases Falling, but Number of Children Infected Still LargeLocal hospitals continue to see dozens of children being treated for the severe respiratory illness hitting the Midwest hard. At St. Louis Children's Hospital, the numbers are falling - but they're still huge.
Symptom of Respiratory Illness Infecting Midwest Children is Asthma AttacksThe respiratory illness plaguing the Midwest brought nearly 450 kids in for treatment recently at Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Mo.
Extreme Heat Takes Toll on Asthma PatientsSt. Louis City and County hospitals have treated 46 heat-related illnesses since last Thursday.
Study Shows Possible Benefits of Allergy Exposure in InfancyA new study has some surprising findings about the risk factors for allergy and asthma in infants.