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Jan 27 2020

Managing Medications for Children with Asthma

Treating a child’s asthma often requires that they take two types of medication — a quick-relief medication and a maintenance medication, sometimes called controller or long-term control medicine.

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Jan 24 2020

Asthma in Children: What Concerned Parents Should Know

Asthma is the most common chronic illness in children, and its prevalence continues to grow. Recognizing the signs and symptoms can be difficult for parents who suspect their child might be affected.

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Oct 09 2019

Child Obesity Becoming a Growing Problem in Thailand

Without even looking at any statistics, it is plain to see that many youngsters in Thailand are super-sized compared to previous generations. What has become a big problem health-wise is only becoming bigger over time.

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Sep 02 2019

10 Tips to Get Kids to Eat More Veggies

The first generation to be outlived by their parents, that’s the stark warning from medical communities across the globe; with the Nutrition Support Team at Bumrungrad Hospital also reporting a rise in obesity and related health problems in kids.

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Aug 26 2019

Vaccinations Save Lives

Some of the loveliest beaches and scenery exist in Thailand. Flip-flops and swimsuits often seem part of the mandatory attire on or near the beach. And one day while walking along beautiful white sands, you notice a sharp pain in your foot.

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Apr 18 2019

My Child Snores. Is Something Wrong?

Many of us have had a good night’s sleep interrupted by a partner or spouse who snores.

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Mar 21 2019

8 Baby Food and Feeding Tips for New Parents

First-time parents devote more time to feeding their baby than just about any other parenting task throughout the baby’s first year. Feedings are among the best opportunities parents have to bond with their child

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Feb 22 2019

Surgery Team’s 15-year Effort to Heal Children’s Hearts

Fulfilling its community responsibilities has been a guiding principle from Bumrungrad Hospital’s early beginnings.

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Feb 11 2019

Children and Eating Disorders: What to Avoid and What to Get Right

Food is essential for supplying critical nutrients a child needs for proper growth and development. But the wrong kind of food

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