Posts Tagged respiratory infections

Best to Avoid Cold Medicine for Children

Cold season has arrived! We are all familiar with the discomforts of a cold, from runny noses to coughs that disturb our sleep. Although we may reach for an over-the-counter medicine in an effort to feel better, a recent article from the New York Times discusses studies […]

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Newsletter Summer 2017

Here is our WIND Study Summer Newsletter (you can read it in Spanish too)! In this issue, check out the latest updates on the study, try some fun arts and crafts, learn more in depth about sunburn and sunburn prevention, and get to know Brittany Van Nelson, […]

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Back to School: Tips for keeping your Child’s Asthma in Check

Going back to school (or daycare) can be an exciting time for both children and parents. However, parents should remember going back to school (or daycare) exposes their child to viruses, indoor allergens in the classroom, and seasonal changes in temperature. Any of these factors could cause […]

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Study Update: Get to Know the Children in the WIND Study!

We recently analyzed some initial study data, and we wanted to share with you some interesting facts about your fellow WIND Study participants! Here’s some basic info: the median age of children when they joined the study was 3 months old, and in fact most were younger […]

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In the Literature: Pets and Respiratory Health

In an article published last summer in the journal Pediatrics, researchers in Finland took a close look at pets and their impact on children’s respiratory health. The results?  In a group of about 400 Finnish children, followed from birth to age 1, those with a dog or cat at home seemed to […]

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