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Inhaled Steroids and The Effect on Adult Height:  Is There Cause for Concern

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    Inhaled corticosteroids, known commonly and for the rest of this discussion as ‘inhaled steroids,’ have been the preferred daily treatment since the 1980s to prevent asthma symptoms for those who would otherwise have asthma more than two days every week.  The basis for creating this class of medication in the 1970s was to […]

Lights, Cameras, Action……..Asthma Action Plans

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Evidence shows that the development of an active partnership between a patient with asthma, their caregivers and health care providers establishes open communication, and that education in self-management improves outcomes of chronic asthma. The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), as well as the Allergy and Asthma Foundation of America provide guidelines to meet […]