Recent Examples of asthma from the Web
Fleming has congestive heart failure and arthritis, and his asthma attacks often land him in the hospital.
His wife Jalynne’s sister Jennifer died of an asthma attack just a few weeks into the season, leaving behind a husband and two daughters.
About 17% of children whose moms took fish-oil capsules had asthma by age 3, compared with nearly 24% of the children whose mothers were given placebos.
Young children, the elderly, pregnant women and people with underlying health conditions such as asthma, heart disease and blood disorders are at higher risk of developing severe flu complications, Health Department officials said.
High-risk groups include young kids, people age 65 and over, pregnant women and those with chronic lung disease, heart disease, asthma, kidney disorders and those on chronic steroids.
Her teenage daughter developed asthma, while Margarita’s son-in-law woke with nosebleeds that soaked his pillow.
Health issues that could complicate the flu are asthma, neurological conditions, chronic lung disease, heart disease, blood disorders, endocrine, kidney and liver disorders, and a weakened immune system, according to the Clinic.
Christie was hospitalized after an asthma attack in 2011.
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Origin and Etymology of asthma
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
ASTHMA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of asthma for English Language Learners
medical : a physical condition that makes it difficult for someone to breathe
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