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2008-08-15 12:00:19

CHICAGO, Aug. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the school bells get ready to ring, parents and other caregivers of children who have asthma should prepare for a possible peak in asthma episodes (also known as attacks or exacerbations).

2008-08-12 00:00:43

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Angel Waldron, Communications of The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, +1-202-466-7643, ext. 248, angel@aafa.org Better School Health Policies Help States Go to the Head of the Class WASHINGTON,Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/--More than 50 million U.S.

2008-07-07 21:00:08

Aggressive treatment of childhood eczema could help prevent asthma, Australian researchers say.

2008-06-13 10:45:00

New evidence blames traffic-related pollution for increasing the risk of allergy and atopic diseases among children by more than fifty percent. What's more, the closer children live to roads, the higher their risk.

2008-05-20 12:59:43

First-born children are at higher risk of developing asthma and allergy because of different conditions they experience in the uterus, according to new research from the Isle of Wight in the United Kingdom, which will be presented at the American Thoracic Society’s 2008 International Conference in Toronto on Wednesday, May 21.

2006-08-24 18:05:00

By Ben Hirschler LONDON (Reuters) - Childhood allergies are on the rise around the world, including in many developing countries where asthma, eczema and hay fever are emerging as important public health problems, scientists said on Friday.

2006-07-28 13:48:47

By Anne Harding NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - One in three special education students in New York City public schools has asthma, compared to just one in five in the general school population, a new study shows.

2006-06-08 12:28:58

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Some children who have asthma at age 7 are asthma-free by the time they reach 12, but the number of kids who go into remission is more than offset by the number who develop the condition during that age period, according to Swedish investigators. Dr.

2006-02-24 13:34:31

By Michelle Rizzo NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Children who have airway hyperresponsiveness, a symptom of asthma, and allergic manifestations have an increased risk of developing asthma by the time they become adults, according to Danish researchers. Dr.

2006-01-27 11:18:18

By Megan Rauscher NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Boys under the age of 15 years are more likely than girls of this age to be hospitalized for asthma, but this is largely because more boys than girls have asthma, new research suggests.

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