Video Series: Research
Health Topics: Asthma
Dr. Stephen Teach explains how findings may change best practices in care for inner-city asthma patients.
Nineteen years ago, Deion was born prematurely and developed eosinophilic esophagitis and acid reflux, along with failure to thrive. For years, he endured environmentally influenced intestinal issues that he and his family didn't understand until they met Children's National specialists who "never gave up on us."
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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.