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Retiring doctors leave indelible mark on Akron Children’s

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Akron Children’s was doubly fortunate when the husband-and-wife team of John and Margaret McBride joined its medical staff in 1999, and now it’s a double loss to see them retire.

Nationally-renowned doctor answers questions about childhood asthma

Asthma is the No.-1 cause of school absenteeism.

Dr. John McBride, one of the country’s leading experts on childhood asthma, recently participated in a live, call-in radio show, “On Call for Kids,” on the Sirius XM’s Doctor Radio. The show covered everything from exercise-induced asthma and second-hand smoke to diagnosis and treatment.

Asthma expert recommends his patients avoid acetaminophen

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For several years, Dr. John McBride has followed the literature pointing to an association between the use of acetaminophen (Tylenol) and asthma. After several studies have established a link between the over-the-counter pain and fever medicine and an increase in the prevalence and severity of asthma in children, he felt it was time to begin […]