Boston Company Builds Gaming App For Children’s Health

February 6, 2014 10:18 AM
Boston Company Builds Gaming App For Children’s Health
" LEXINGTON (CBS) – It all starts with a pet fire breathing dragon.

The pet is part of a video game designed to help kids with asthma, one of the most common chronic illnesses among children.

Wellapets is one game Allison Wu’s mom actually encourages her to play. The app is teaching the Lexington 9-year-old how to handle her asthma.

“I thought it was a brilliant idea, honestly,” says Allison’s mom. She should know. Dr. Ann Wu is also a pediatrician who specializes in asthma care.

“The biggest problem is taking controller medication. And you have to remember to take those every day even when you’re feeling well and that’s really hard to do,” says Dr "

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