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Washington University School of Medicine

Children Taking Steroids for Asthma Are Slightly Shorter Than Peers

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Caption: Children who use inhaled steroid drugs for asthma end up slightly shorter at their full adult height than children who donít use the drugs, new results from a comprehensive asthma study show.

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