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Five Common Childhood Asthma Myths

Asthma is a clinical diagnosis that is often misunderstood because it can present in different ways with different severities. We ...

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How to Keep Your Child’s Lungs Healthy

As parents, there are precautionary steps you can take to protect your child’s lung health. Dr. Katherine Rivera-Spoljaric, Pulmonologist at ...

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Newborn Breathing: What is Normal & What Is Not

 All newborn babies breathe faster than other children. Normal newborn breathing patterns typically are between 40-60 breaths per minute ...

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St. Louis Children’s Ranks in Top 10% in United States

Extraordinary breadth and depth of expertise places Children’s among the nation’s best. ...

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The Most Common Asthma Triggers for Children

 The Most Common Asthma Triggers for Children Dr. Katherine Rivera-Spoljaric, Pulmonologist at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, describes the common ...

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New Ways to Manage Children with Asthma

According to the Center for Disease Control, 7.6% of children in the United States have asthma, so your child or ...

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St. Louis Children's Ranks No. 1 Among Missouri Children's Hospitals

U.S. News & World Report has again ranked St. Louis Children’s Hospital-Washington University School of Medicine among America’s Best Children’s ...

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St. Louis Children's Ranks No. 1 Among Missouri Children's Hospitals

U.S. News & World Report has again ranked St. Louis Children’s Hospital-Washington University School of Medicine among America’s Best Children’s ...

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Should I consider oral immunotherapy for my child with a peanut allergy?

Food allergies are very common in children. In fact, between 0.5-3% of children are reported to have peanut or tree ...

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Let’s Talk About Hives in Children

Urticaria (or hives) are common in children, with a lifetime prevalence of about 20 percent. However, since they cause itching ...