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  • Asthma Action Plan
    Use this printable sheet to help reduce or prevent flare-ups and emergency department visits through day-to-day management of your child's asthma.
  • Asthma Diary
    Use this weekly diary to record your child's asthma symptoms, peak flows, the amount of medicine taken.
  • Can Kids and Teens With Asthma Play Sports?
    You might remember a time when kids who had asthma were discouraged from playing sports and told to take it easy. That's no longer the case.
  • Can Kids Get Allergies All Year?
    Find out what the experts have to say.
  • How Can I Help My Child Cooperate While Using the Nebulizer?
    Nebulizers are often used with young children because they require little effort on the child's part. But kids do need to stay in one place and cooperate. If you have a young child, you know how challenging that can be.
  • Managing Asthma
    Asthma control can take a little time and energy to master, but it's worth the effort. Learn more about ways to manage your child's asthma.
  • School and Asthma
    An estimated 9 million kids under age 18 have asthma and 14 million days of school are missed each year because of the condition. But well-managed asthma is far less likely to result in a sick day.
  • Traveling and Asthma
    With some careful preparation, kids with asthma should be able to enjoy all the benefits of a trip away from home.
  • When to Go to the ER if Your Child Has Asthma
    If your child has asthma, it's important to know when going to the ER is the right choice.

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