Checkup Newsroom (Karen Schultz)

2018
September
12,
2018
“Dragon’s Breath. “Heaven’s Breath.” “Nitro puff.” Sounds fun, right? But the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has sent out an alert of the “potential for serious injury from eating, drinking, or handling products prepared by adding liquid nit...
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January
16,
2018
It's winter time and our medical center is seeing a lot of viral triggered asthma admitted to Cook Children's.  "One of the triggers of asthma symptoms are respiratory viruses and we are seeing a large number of those driving people to access Emer...
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2017
July
20,
2017
By Ashley Parrott Wheezing, coughing and the struggle to catch a single breath. Sounds like asthma, right? But there may be another cause for respiratory distress in your child: vocal cord dysfunction. Asthma and vocal cord dysfunction (V...
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2015
August
14,
2015
As the parent of a child with asthma, the summer months may finally give your child some relief. After all, nothing could be worse than the winter, right? But summer doesn’t guarantee complete relief for kids with asthma. “For most children, as...
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