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Managing asthma in school: A guide for parents

Asthma is a leading cause of school absenteeism, accounting for 30% of all missed school days or about 14 million absences each school year.

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Seven questions parents ask about winter safety

During the winter, getting enough exercise is one of the first areas we overlook, but it’s critically important for strengthening growing hearts and lungs and preventing obesity.

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Preventing a summer asthma flare-up

During the summer, higher levels of air pollution, sudden weather shifts and even thunderstorms can trigger asthma symptoms.

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Hidden health hazards: Asbestos in kids’ products

Asbestos has also made its way into children’s products such as crayons, makeup and molding clay. Be aware of what’s in the toys and products you buy.

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Fall respiratory challenges for kids

At this time of year, we see a wave of children with respiratory challenges – such as asthma and bronchiolitis – coming to us for help.