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Format: 04/17/2014
Format: 04/17/2014

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KABL-TV Minneapolis: Long-Term Impact of Common Childhood Asthma Treatment Needs More Extensive Study, Allegheny Health Network Physician Says

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

A recent well-designed study shows a link between children's use of inhaled corticosteroids for asthma treatment and their final adult height, warranting further investigation of a major health issue that to date has been marked with inconsistent and poorly-designed research, according to an article published by David P. Skoner, MD, Director of the Division of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology at Allegheny General Hospital (AGH), in the September 2013 edition of Allergy and Asthma Proceedings.

To read more, visit the KABL-TV website.

 

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