(UK) Parents warned about worsening asthma as school starts

Aug 30, 2017, UK Sunderland Echo: Parents of youngsters with asthma given back-to-school health advice Parents of children with asthma have been warned to be alert for signs that their condition may be deteriorating after a charity found that the number of youngsters admitted to hospital "skyrockets" as they go back to school. Children aged five to 19 across England, Scotland and Wales are 1.7 times more likely to be rushed to hospital following an asthma attack in September compared with August, Asthma UK said. Last year 2,422 children were admitted to hospital because of their asthma in September compared with 892 in August. ..,