Diseases & Conditions > Lungs & Respiratory System

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  • Apnea of Prematurity
    Apnea of prematurity (AOP) is a condition in which premature infants stop breathing for 15 to 20 seconds during sleep. It's frightening while it's happening, but AOP usually goes away on its own as a baby matures.
  • Asthma and Teens
    The teen years can be rough for kids, and they can be even rougher for teens with?asthma. These tips can make parenting a teen with asthma a bit easier.
  • Asthma Basics
    With the right asthma management plan, families can learn to control symptoms and asthma flare-ups more independently, allowing kids to do just about anything they want.
  • Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD)
    Babies who are born prematurely or who experience respiratory problems shortly after birth are at risk for bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD), sometimes called chronic lung disease.
  • Cystic Fibrosis
    Cystic fibrosis (CF), a genetic disorder that particularly affects the lungs and digestive system, makes kids who have it?more vulnerable to repeated lung infections.
 

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