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Children & Asthma: Establish an Asthma Action Plan in Advance of an Attack

Feb 15, 2011

Asthma--a potentially life-threatening respiratory condition that causes swelling and narrowing of the airways--affects about 10 percent of all children, and can be triggered by anything from allergies to climate changes to common illnesses like the flu. While medications often effectively control pediatric asthma, and many children do outgrow the condition, persistent medical monitoring is essential.

To learn more, click here to read the full article, which appeared in the March/April 2011 issue of Health Focus.