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James Thompson, MD

James Thompson, MD, Health Pro

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Board Certified Allergist and Asthma Specialist

Chronic Hives: Preparing for the first doctor’s appointment

Did you know that one out of five people in the U.S. will at some point in their life experience an episode of hives? At any given time, 3 million people in the U.S. will be suffering from chronic urticaria (CU), and it impacts women twice as much as men. If you have CU, no one has to tell you how devastating it... Read moreChevron

posted 06/29/2015, comments (0)|
James Thompson, MD

James Thompson, MD, Health Pro

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Board Certified Allergist and Asthma Specialist

Allergic Eye Symptoms May Also Include Dryness

Spring allergy season in in full effect, and the combined warmer weather and pollen surges are taking no prisoners. An NBC news report recently described the experience of people residing in the northeast as a  “Pollen... Read moreChevron

posted 05/15/2015, comments (0)|
James Thompson, MD

James Thompson, MD, Health Pro

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Board Certified Allergist and Asthma Specialist

How to Reduce Your Exposure to Pollen

There’s so much to love about the spring season. The warmer weather, brighter mornings and evenings, and longer days. They all seem to make life so much better. But for more than 50 million Americans, spring can be a double-edged sword. Spring marks the beginning of pollen season, and depending on where you live and your local weather... Read moreChevron

posted 04/17/2015, comments (0)|
James Thompson, MD

James Thompson, MD, Health Pro

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Board Certified Allergist and Asthma Specialist

Allergy Season: Is Climate Change to Blame?

Allergic respiratory diseases have escalated over the last several decades, at least in part as the result of climate change and air pollution. Scientists believe warmer weather and higher levels of carbon dioxide (a major greenhouse gas) have led to higher pollen counts as well as longer pollen seasons. As Read moreChevron

posted 04/13/2015, comments (0)|
Kristina Brooks

Kristina Brooks, Editor

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Multimedia Journalist specializing in science reporting. Bachelor's degree in Animal Science and Communications and MA in Broadcast Journalism.

The LEAP Peanut Allergy Study: What to Know

The groundbreaking LEAP (Learning Early About Peanut Allergy) study has experts agreeing about one thing: The way we think about allergy... Read moreChevron

posted 03/17/2015, comments (0)|

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