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Kathi  MacNaughton

Kathi MacNaughton, Health Pro

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Living with Asthma

Why People Who Have COPD Need to Get an Annual Flu Shot

If you have COPD, or you care for someone who does,  you need to know how important it is to get an annual flu shot. The flu season is about to kick off and you (or your loved one) are definitely at risk. Keep reading to find out why.

 

Everyone, age 6 months and older, is recommended to get an annual flu shot. But some... Read moreChevron

posted 10/23/2014, comments (0)|
Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

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Writer, Advocate, Photographer

What You Need to Know about RA and Vaccinations

People who live with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) have approximately double the risk of infection compared to the general population. This is partly due to the fact that many of us take immunosuppressant medications, such as methotrexate and the... Read moreChevron

James Thompson, MD

James Thompson, MD, Health Pro

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Board Certified Allergist and Asthma Specialist

Seasonal Allergies: Managing Your Indoor-Outdoor Game

It’s no wonder that in many regions of the northern hemisphere, September through November is considered “fall season”. Leaves fall, temperatures fall, and humidity falls as rain continues to fall. But mold counts unfortunately rise, and indoor allergens begin to increase as dust mites become more prevalent, and pets spend... Read moreChevron

posted 10/20/2014, comments (0)|
Maryee

Maryee, Health Guide

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

Addictive Additives in Food

We have a tremendous obesity problem in our country today, with one in every three adults being either overweight or obese. It seems odd to me that no other generation in our lifetime faced this in such incredible numbers. There has to be something to this that has come about in recent decades. It makes me think that with the introduction of... Read moreChevron

posted 07/28/2014, 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... Read moreChevron

posted 06/22/2014, comments (0)|

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