Asthma: It Can Take Your Breath Away!

By SOLEDAD AGUILAR-COLON, age 11 Children getting their breathing tested for asthma. PHOTO: Long Beach Public Library Asthma is a lung disease that causes breathing difficulty. Scientists have proven that pollution is a major cause of asthma. Pollution can be any...

Music Soothes Asthma Sufferers

By ABBY GROSS Kids with asthma (AZ-mah) know what it’s like to have trouble breathing because asthma is a chronic (long lasting) disease that causes airways – the tubes that carry air to the lungs – to become swollen in reaction to exercise, cold weather or anything...