Thursday, April 17, 2014

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Asthma symptoms in children may mimic many other infections or allergies, such as a peanut allergy, croup, or a bacterial infection. Classic asthma symptoms include wheezing, shortness of breath, coughing, and chest tightness. If you suspect any of these symptoms, take your child to the doctor right away.

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Today's post is a review of a new storybook being offered to help parents talk with--and teach--their children about asthma and how to manage it safely. The book is called Breathless Bethany Buttercup and is a collaboration between the Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics (AANMA) and Schering-Plough, a pharmaceutical company that…

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John Bottrell, Health Pro, posted What Are the Signs of an Asthma Attack… Although it's difficult to diagnose, kids can get asthma too. …

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