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Breathing easier


More than 7 million children in the United States have asthma. In 2009, over half of them suffered attacks and were at risk of hospitalization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports.

In Red Wing schools, district nurse Kris Klassen said the district's goal is to try to help the students monitor their own health and hopefully prevent those severe attacks.

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Sarah Gorvin
Sarah Gorvin has been with the Republican Eagle for two years and covers education, business and crime and courts. She graduated from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in 2010 with a  journalism degree.