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  • Managing your child's asthma in the winter


    Managing your child's asthma in the winter

    Have you ever wondered why cold weather can trigger asthma? It is because cold air causes the muscles that surround the airways to contract, making the airways narrow. For kids with asthma, that constriction can make breathing more difficult and make asthma attacks more likely. In addition, other health conditions like the flu and respiratory infections are more common during colder months, and those illnesses can make asthma symptoms worse.

  • Asthma Educational Resources


    Asthma Educational Resources

    The Asthma Management Program at Children’s Health℠ Children's Medical Center is an outpatient educational program that focuses on asthma education and self-management skills. With that goal in mind, our pediatric asthma experts have put together the following list of educational resources for patients and their families:

  • 7 Common Asthma questions parents ask


    7 Common Asthma questions parents ask

    If you worry that your child might have asthma, or your child has recently been diagnosed, you probably have plenty of questions for the doctor. To make the most of your visit with the pediatrician, make a list of those questions and bring them with you. Here are seven questions you'll definitely want on the list:

  • Just the Facts: Busting 6 Asthma Myths


    Just the Facts: Busting 6 Asthma Myths

    The spring and summer seasons bring on higher pollen counts, more humidity and changes in air quality, which means it's asthma season. Our knowledge of this condition is constantly improving, but plenty of myths have stuck around. Let's set the record straight about your child's asthma.

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