asthma Testosterone May Help Protect Men From Asthma By editor • Nov 28, 2017 Women are more likely to have asthma than men, and though sex hormones have been suspected as one reason why, just how they might be affecting asthma risk has been something of a mystery. Free Lung Clinic Helps Asthma Patients Breathe Easier By Abe Aboraya • Jan 5, 2017 Per capita, Osceola County has the worst rates in Florida for asthma hospitalizations and the second worst rate for emergency room visits for asthma. But a free lung clinic is helping residents breathe easy. Asthma-Free With No Hay Fever? Thank Your Older Sibling By Natalie Jacewicz • Jun 22, 2016 Older siblings may be good for something after all. Infants whose mothers have been pregnant previously may have more active immune systems that protect them against asthma and hay fever, according to a paper in the June issue of Allergy.