By Dr. Seema Aceves M.D. Ph.D.
Rady Childrens Healthcare 

Breathing easier


Last updated 1/20/2021 at 2:30pm

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There are more than 10 million children in the United States who have been diagnosed with asthma.

Over 10 million children have been diagnosed with asthma in the United States and 7 million children still have asthma. Boys are more often diagnosed with asthma than girls, and non-Hispanic Black children were the most likely to ever have been diagnosed with asthma. There is no cure for asthma but there are effective treatments and some children will outgrow their asthma. As such, it is important that parents be proactive in preventing,

managing and alleviating their child's asthma symptoms.

Although asthma attacks can be very serious, there are many ways to prevent and control symptoms. E...

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