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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)|
James Thompson, MD

James Thompson, MD, Health Pro

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Board Certified Allergist and Asthma Specialist

This landmark British study may change the landscape for preventing peanut allergy forever!

 

Striking new evidence shows that feeding peanuts to high-risk children in their first year of life can reduce the likelihood of peanut allergy years later by up to 80 percent.

 

Dr. Hugh Sampson, past president of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology recently wrote in an editorial:... Read moreChevron

posted 03/09/2015, comments (0)|

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