Childhood Asthma

You asked: Why is my asthma worse at night?

March 13, 2019
If you are experiencing multiple nighttime asthma attacks, then it might be time to touch base with your health care provider

Tracking pollution exposure and its health effects

May 23, 2018
How the chemicals mothers breathe affect their children

Making the most of your inhaler

March 29, 2017
What you should know, and ask, to use your inhaler properly

Asthma: Triggers and tips

April 22, 2016
How to stay one step ahead of asthma

Reducing asthma-related hospitalizations in South Texas

September 29, 2015
Interventions in South Texas work to reduce asthma-related hospitalizations

New grant funding to meet increasing need for pediatric asthma education and intervention in South Texas

September 8, 2015

Genny Carrillo, M.D., Sc.D. provides asthma education near the Texas-Mexico border, which will include home-based interventions targeting asthmatic children 5-12 years of age.

High childhood asthma rates spur research on prenatal air pollutant exposure in South Texas

November 24, 2014

An increase in industrial expansion and trade has led to higher air pollution along the Texas-Mexico border. Astounding childhood asthma rates in Hidalgo County - among the highest in the state - and research linking childhood asthma to prenatal exposure to air pollution has prompted a team of Texas A&M Health Science Center researchers to dig deeper into the issue with an end-goal of developing intervention strategies to combat the adverse effects of air pollution.