Taking a vacation with a child with asthma

Careful planning, simple precautions ensure safety, a good time

A successful family vacation offers activities for everyone. When traveling with children who have asthma, however, visiting new places brings changes in climate and exposure to triggers that may increase the risk of asthma attacks. For the family living with asthma, traveling requires extra planning.
Affecting 9 million youngsters in this country, asthma is the most common chronic condition among children, and it can interfere with family activities, including vacations.

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