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Article published on Oct 27, 2015

Preventing Allergies And Asthma

I am expecting our first baby. My husband and I have allergies and asthma. I know that there is a very good chance that our baby girl will have the same problems. Is there anything that we can do to prevent this from happening? Read More

Article published on Oct 28, 2014

Enterovirus D68 Can Make Children Very Sick

I have been hearing terrifying news about an Enterovirus that makes children very sick. I have two sons, and both of them have asthma. They are not too bad most of the time; but when they get sick, they often get very sick, and end up in emergency room. Both of them have been hospitalized... Read More

Article published on Aug 25, 2009

There Are Many Triggers For Asthma In The House

Our eight-year-old son has been coughing for years. We thought that he didnʼt wear enough clothes and catch colds easily. He used to take antibiotics many times a year. Finally, our family doctor told us that he has asthma. She gave him puffers which did relieve his cough, but every time when we tried to... Read More

Article published on Dec 9, 2008

Coughing And Wheezing Is Likely Due To Asthma

My daughter was recently admitted to our local hospital because she couldn’t stop coughing and wheezing, and had a hard time catching her breath. I thought she just had a bad cold. This is not the first time she was sick like that. She has been sick a lot since she was small, with colds,... Read More

Article published on Jan 8, 2008

Severe Asthma Attack Can Be Caused By Multiple Triggers

Our ten-year-old son was admitted to the hospital several weeks ago. The night before he got sick, he had a sleep-over at a friendʼs house. The next morning he called me, and I could tell that he had trouble speaking. When I arrived to pick him up, he had difficulty breathing and he could hardly... Read More