One of the main goals of parents whose kids have asthma is avoiding trips to the emergency room (ER) for breathing problems. It’s not surprising considering uncontrolled asthma sends 1 out of 3 children with asthma to the ER every year, according to the Pediatric Asthma Initiative. If you and your child take asthma seriously […]
You’ve probably heard that secondhand smoke is just as dangerous as smoking the cigarette yourself. But studies now show the smoke from a burning end of a cigarette may contain more harmful substances than the smoke inhaled by the smoker. Worse yet, for children with asthma, it can be even more detrimental to their health. […]
Five nurses from School Health Services were among the 51 individuals selected from applicants across the United States to participate in the Johnson & Johnson School Health Leadership program, a 2-year fellowship program designed to train school nurses and school or public health administrators in leadership, project management and community health techniques.