Video Series: Research
Health Topics: Asthma
Dr. Stephen Teach, describes in detail how the national asthma study was conducted.
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Asthma is a chronic, inflammatory disease in which the airways become sensitive to allergens (any substance that triggers an allergic reaction).
Health for America announces #GamifyAsthma Design Challenge in partnership with Children’s National. The hackathon-style challenge creates games that encourages kids with asthma to use their inhalers.
Stephen Teach, MD, MPH responded to a Pediatrics report on asthma prevalence in children
Children's National doctor is lead author on a study that found Dexamethasone used in patients hospitalized for asthma reduces their hospital stay and yields healthcare savings.