Asthma symptoms hinder children's sleep and school performance

Posted: 5/23/2013

From TIME Health & Family:

Sneezing and wheezing can make children feel miserable, and that discomfort can hamper how well they do in school.

About 7.1 million children in the U.S. live with asthma, and its health consequences are well known; inflamed lung tissue can contribute to lasting lung damage as well as make breathing difficult. But the latest study shows that enduring these symptoms can take a toll on other aspects of children's lives as well. Read more.