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  • Definition: Inhaler for Teens

    An inhaler is a device that gets medicine directly into a person's lungs.

  • What's the Difference Between a Nebulizer and an Inhaler? for Teens

    Inhalers and nebulizers are tools that help you get asthma medicine into the lungs. Find out how to use them.

  • My Asthma Inhaler Doesn't Help. What Can I Do? for Teens

    It's very common for teens with asthma to need changes in their medicines, such as a higher dose.

  • Definition: Spacer for Teens

    A spacer makes it easier to use an inhaler.

  • How Do Asthma Medicines Work? for Teens

    Two different types of medicines are used to treat asthma. Read about how they work, and why people might need to take them.

  • Vaping: What You Need to Know for Teens

    E-cigarettes (or “vape pens”) heat a liquid until it becomes a vapor that's inhaled. Vape juice can contain nicotine or marijuana distillate or oil. Here are the facts on vaping and its many health risks.

  • Asthma for Teens

    Asthma is a lung condition that makes it hard to breathe. Learn all about asthma here.

  • Definition: Retractions for Teens

    A retraction is a medical term for when the area between the ribs and in the neck sinks in when a person with asthma attempts to inhale.

  • What Should I Do if My Friend Has an Asthma Flare-Up? for Teens

    Friends can be the first line of defense for someone who is having an asthma flare-up. Here's how to be prepared.

  • Yoga: Meditation and Breathing for Teens

    Breathing and meditation techniques can have subtle but powerful effects on everything from stress to sports performance. Try these four techniques.