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James Thompson, MD

James Thompson, MD, Health Pro

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Board Certified Allergist and Asthma Specialist

Sublingual Immunotherapy: Three Products Recently Approved for Treatment of Allergic Rhinitis

  Over twenty million people in America suffer from allergic rhinitis (hay fever) skyrocketing healthcare expenditures to billions of dollars, when you add in the expenses of medications, treatments and missed days of work or school. Of course, avoiding outdoor allergens is next to impossible but many steps may be taken to eliminate or reduce... Read moreChevron
posted 07/22/2014, comments (0)|
Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

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Writer, Advocate, Photographer

Medication Side Effect or Heart Attack? I Go to the ER to Find Out

Pressure in the middle of my chest. Lightheaded. I feel like I can’t breathe in all the way. My left arm feels funny. My back hurts. My heart is beating really fast.     This was me last Sunday. I spent some time lost in feeling crappy, but then my brain finally kicked in. In February, I wrote a post about women and heart... Read moreChevron
Maryee

Maryee, Health Guide

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I am in my mid-40s, have kids, work full-time, & manage our home.

Benefits of Uphill Running

Running has many health benefits that extend beyond the realm of physical fitness. Running helps to prevent disease, improve your health, stimulate weight loss, relieve stress, and lift your spirits. And apparently, when you incorporate hill work in your runs -- whether running outside or using the incline button on a treadmill, you will realize... Read moreChevron
posted 07/11/2014, comments (0)|
Ellen Schnakenberg

Ellen Schnakenberg, Health Guide

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Patient educator and advocate

Migraine and Headache Awareness Blog Challenge 22 - Watching Over Me

Migraine and my other comorbid conditions such as Sjogren’s syndrome, lupus, dystonia and spinal disease, make it difficult for me to do the normal day to day things most people take for granted. Today’s National Migraine and Headache Awareness Blog Challenge is personal to me because I do require so much help.   Today’s... Read moreChevron
posted 06/22/2014, comments (0)|
Kathi  MacNaughton

Kathi MacNaughton, Health Pro

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Living with Asthma

Is Your Asthma Action Plan Working?

If you have had moderate to severe asthma for very long, there's a good chance you also have an Asthma Action Plan. But how do you know it's still the right plan for you -- and that it is doing its job?   What is an Asthma Action Plan?   An Asthma Action Plan is a written one or two-page outline you develop with the help of your doctor... Read moreChevron

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