Welcome to the News & Notes section of the WIND Study Website

 

Check in below for the latest news on respiratory health and for updates on the WIND Study– this is where you can read articles about bronchiolitis or look over our latest newsletter. Feel free to fill out our contact form and let us know if there are any topics you’d like to read more about.

 

Please keep in mind while reading that the websites and articles linked to below do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of the WIND Study. News articles and excerpts from scientific literature are provided here simply to give you a snapshot of the current discourse on children’s respiratory health—they are items we hope you might find relevant and interesting to read! They are not in any way meant to sway or influence you; please remember always to consult your child’s primary care provider if you have any questions or concerns about your child’s health.

 

Car Seat Safety

Whether you plan to go on a road trip across the country or just drive around the neighborhood this summer, it’s important to put your child in a car seat that will keep them safe. Here are some factors to consider when choosing a car seat for

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Asthma Awareness Facts

May is Asthma Awareness Month! To promote asthma awareness this May, the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology created this diagram to share some important facts about asthma: In the future, we hope that the WIND Study will help contribute to making asthma less common, less severe

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Reading with your Child

Did you know it’s never too early to start reading with your child? Recently, the American Academy of Pediatrics created a new “Literacy Toolkit” for doctors and parents. This toolkit contains information for parents to help children develop the skills they will need to read, learn, and

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Winter Safety Tips

Here a few tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics to help keep your family safe in the wintertime. • Dress your child in several thin base layers to keep them warm and dry. Toddlers and young children should wear one more layer of clothing than an

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Measles Outbreak

Currently, there is a measles outbreak in the United States. In December 2014, someone infected with measles visited the Disneyland amusement park in California and spread measles to others. This has led to a higher number of cases than usual, among both children and adults. As of

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