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Your child's health and safety is our top priority. Please search our resource library for information on health, nutrition, fitness, injury prevention and other important topics.

Preventing Flare-Ups

Do Allergies Cause Asthma?

Allergies don't cause asthma, but kids who have allergies are more likely to get asthma.

Exercise-Induced Asthma

Many kids with asthma have symptoms when they exercise. But with careful management, they usually can do anything their peers can do.

Secondhand Smoke

Breathing in someone else's secondhand smoke is hazardous to our health. Find out what you can do about it.

Smoking and Asthma

Being a smoker is an obvious risk for kids and teens with asthma, but just being around people who smoke - and breathing in secondhand smoke - can cause problems, too.