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Everything You Need to Know About Back-to-School with Asthma


 A variety of factors are probably to blame for the spike of asthma attacks in September, from germy classmates to the arrival of cold and flu season.
A variety of factors are probably to blame for the spike of asthma attacks in September, from germy classmates to the arrival of cold and flu season.

From germy classmates, to the arrival of cold and flu season, September can be a stressful time of year for parents of children with asthma. 

 

"More school kids are admitted to the hospital for asthma attacks in September than in any other month," said Stanley Szefler, M.D., director of the Pediatric Asthma Research Program at Children's Hospital Colorado, in an interview with Family Circle magazine.

 

Learn about the Asthma Program at Children's Colorado.

 

In the article, Szefler provides advice on how you can keep your child out of the emergency room and in the classroom. 

 

Read the Family Circle article about back-to-school tips for parents of children with asthma.