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Asthma and Teens

The teen years can be a rough time, especially for teens with asthma. The last thing they want their friends to know is that they're "different."

These tips can make parenting a teen with asthma a bit easier:

Reviewed by: Elana Pearl Ben-Joseph, MD
Date reviewed: January 2014

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