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Asthma Alert: Each year, over one million children under the age of five suffer from the persistent wheezing and chronic tiredness of asthma. Prevention ideas are offered.

Pass-Along Illness: Children in group settings are particularly susceptible to coughs, colds, flu, and diarrhea. Any wav vou look at it, minor winter infections are unavoidable. Even a healthy preschooler might have six or more colds a year. Here are some things you can do to keep illness to a minimum.

Now Hear This!: Like asthma, ear infections are more frequent in the winter months because they stem from common cold viruses. Ears become infected when a cold virus spreads to the Eustachian tubes, causing pressure and swelling

It's Too Hot in Here!: Fevers are the body's way of ridding itself of infection. Still, there's important information to keep in mind when dealing with this aspect of children's health. Make sure everyone recognizes symptoms of a fever and understands your program policy.

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