Items Tagged ‘asthma in children’

There Is A Plan

October 10, 2018

There Is A Plan

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“Having a child with asthma can be frightening,” says Brian, father to 2-year-old Finn, who brought his son to see UCLA pediatric pulmonologist Sande Okelo, MD. “There have been some nights were we were really unsure about what to do. The one really positive aspect of our care at UCLA has been that there is […]

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Tags: asthma, asthma in children, Dr. Sande Okelo, Pediatric Asthma Program, pediatric pulmonology, Pulmonology, UCLA Pediatric Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine


How to manage asthma on high-pollution days

March 15, 2018

How to manage asthma on high-pollution days

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Asthma is a disease that affects one in 13 Americans, with children and teens affected more than adults. This condition causes swelling and inflammation of the airways, which makes breathing difficult. The attacks can be mild or severe, and in some cases, even life-threatening. While there is no cure for asthma, people can manage its […]

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Tags: air pollution, allergies, asthma, asthma in children, high-pollution, immunology, Pediatric Asthma Program, UCLA Division of Allergy and Immunology