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Children's Hospital Boston
Describes peak flow meters, oximeters, and spirometers, medical devices used in childhood asthma diagnosis and treatment.
American Lung Association
Corticosteroids, bronchodilators, anti-inflammatory - confused by all the terms? This site provides an in-depth look at medications for childhood asthma.
Overview of childhood asthma - causes, signs, triggers?
Video provides excellent information on childhood asthma - how to recognize asthma symptoms, the causes, differentiating between asthma and colds, treatments etc.
Dealing with childhood asthma? Site provides handy flow-chart to deal with an attack.
When properly managed, childhood asthma should not stop kids from playing sports. Follow these helpful tips to keep your child in the game.
A good action plan is key to managing childhood asthma. Make sure you have one in place, with this printable plan.
Lengthy video discusses many aspects of childhood asthma including RSV, premature birth, inhalers, nebulizers and much more.
Natl. Jewish Med. and Res. Center
Kids can learn about childhood asthma and have fun at the same time with these interactive lessons from the Asthma Wizard.
New York Times
NY Times article talks about the link between antibiotic use and childhood asthma.
Perfumes, smoke, reflux, weather - almost anything can trigger an attack. Learn the most common triggers for childhood asthma.
Scientists have identified the gene linked to childhood asthma providing new hope for therapies.
Did you know - reflux, exercise, aspirin and even too much hygiene can all be causes of childhood asthma?
National Asthma Education Program
?. all can play a role in determining your risk for getting asthma. Learn more about the risk factors for childhood asthma.
Maternal smoking may be a cause for childhood asthma, according to a Norwegian study.
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