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Winter asthma flare-ups
on Tue, January 09, 2018
With the cold, dry winter weather, it’s the time of year we see an increase in childhood asthma flare-ups. Triggers for asthma symptoms during this season are...
Lungs ozone alert
on Wed, April 12, 2017
The city of Wichita has already issued its first ozone alert for 2017, which means that high ozone levels are potentially unhealthy for youth, seniors, people...
Karson Frownfelter
on Thu, May 26, 2016
Karson Frownfelter was exhausted. For three straight years, he had coughed nearly incessantly. Day and night. He spent much of his school day in the...
on Tue, September 22, 2015
Exposure to dirty farm air may help protect children from getting asthma later in life, according to a new study by researchers in Belgium. Scientists have...
Influenza hitting pediatric patients hard
on Thu, January 15, 2015
Right now we’re seeing a lot of children with asthma who are getting influenza. Some of them are having a mild reaction so it looks like they’re having an...
cockroaches and asthma
on Fri, April 04, 2014
Cockroaches and asthma: controlling cockroaches in your home    Questions and answers about cockroaches and asthma    Many children and adults with asthma are...
mold
on Thu, April 03, 2014
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, molds are fungi that can be found both indoors and outdoors. No one knows how many species of...
Children with allergies
on Wed, August 15, 2012
We had a great turnout for the August Women's Connection luncheon on pediatric asthma and allergies. Chrishana Ogilvie-McDaniel, MD, a pediatric allergy and...