Childhood Asthma

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Lexi Stafford Lexi1 Professor Henry Veggian English 101 27 August 2011 Childhood Asthma The job of ensuring and promoting childhood health has become everyone’s concern. It is not only the role of medical professionals, but also that of the family, teacher, friend, and government. All of these have a significant part to play in promoting the well-being of children. With this being said, there is no doubt that the increased rate of asthmatic children is a primary concern. Asthma is a life long lung disease, which causes “the lungs and airways to become inflamed when exposed to certain triggers,” thus impeding breathing (“Childhood Asthma”). Whether the trigger is a cold, pollen, dust, pet dander, mold, air pollutants, or physical activity, this disease can affect a child’s everyday life at any time, during any activity (“Childhood Asthma”). Additionally, asthma is accredited as a main reason for children to visit the emergency room, to be hospitalized, and to not attend school (“Childhood Asthma”). Once learning the information above, one may find a UNC study released by The
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This note was uploaded on 02/06/2012 for the course ENGLISH 101 taught by Professor Veggian during the Spring '11 term at UNC.

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