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Croup, or acute laryngotracheobronchitis, is an acute infectious respiratory disease of infants and children caused by infection of the larynx or the trachea - alone or together. It can cause partial or severe obstruction of the airway, which results in breathing difficulties and coughing. In some children it can be life-threatening.
Avoiding overtesting in the emergency department could create significant health care savings

Avoiding overtesting in the emergency department could create significant health care savings

Human 'common cold' virus continues to spread in wild chimpanzees

Human 'common cold' virus continues to spread in wild chimpanzees

Research provides new insights about gender differences in airway disease risk

Research provides new insights about gender differences in airway disease risk

Serum Institute signs licensing agreement to commercialize St. Jude vaccine against RSV

Serum Institute signs licensing agreement to commercialize St. Jude vaccine against RSV

Auditory deficits in people with schizophrenia linked to dysfunctional brain receptors

Auditory deficits in people with schizophrenia linked to dysfunctional brain receptors

Bringing healthcare home: an interview with Dr Andrew Lin

Bringing healthcare home: an interview with Dr Andrew Lin

SLU infectious diseases experts answer flu season questions

SLU infectious diseases experts answer flu season questions

Reptile food causes allergic reactions

Reptile food causes allergic reactions

Duration of common pediatric respiratory infections estimated

Duration of common pediatric respiratory infections estimated

GSK's FluLaval Quadrivalent vaccine effective in reducing flu cases in children

GSK's FluLaval Quadrivalent vaccine effective in reducing flu cases in children

Air pollution link to early childhood pneumonia

Air pollution link to early childhood pneumonia

Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota honored as 2013-2014 Best Children's Hospital

Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota honored as 2013-2014 Best Children's Hospital

Exposure to air pollution during prenatal period is associated with increased risk of respiratory infection in children

Exposure to air pollution during prenatal period is associated with increased risk of respiratory infection in children

Childhood respiratory infections rather than analgesics usage linked to risk for asthma

Childhood respiratory infections rather than analgesics usage linked to risk for asthma

Innate differences in immunity can be detected at birth

Innate differences in immunity can be detected at birth

PERC-led study recognized as one of Canada's top achievements in health research

PERC-led study recognized as one of Canada's top achievements in health research

Enrollment complete in Alnylam's ALN-RSV01 Phase IIb study for RSV infection

Enrollment complete in Alnylam's ALN-RSV01 Phase IIb study for RSV infection

Apparent gap between levels of pediatric care in urban and rural areas

Apparent gap between levels of pediatric care in urban and rural areas

Probiotics appear to protect against upper respiratory tract infections

Probiotics appear to protect against upper respiratory tract infections

Bayer MaterialScience LLC’s polycarbonate gives innovative sinus therapy device strength and striking color

Bayer MaterialScience LLC’s polycarbonate gives innovative sinus therapy device strength and striking color