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Asthma in children: A complete primer

CHRISTOPHER JOHNSON, MD Asthma is a common problem in children — nearly 10% now have it — and the number is increasing. Researchers are not sure of the reasons for this steady increase, but decreased air quality, lower activity levels among … Continue reading

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My Child’s Cough and Breathing Sounds Like…

by Kristen Stuppy, MD Parents often bring in kids with a cough but can’t describe what it sounds like. I sometimes get to hear it if they cough, but Murphy’s Law also says that a child who coughs often throughout … Continue reading

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