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.
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…