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Maryee, Health Guide

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

Calculating Weight Loss

I am arming myself with a new toolkit in my battle to lose weight and get in shape. It's time to turn to the pros - those who have more knowledge, can figure out the ins and outs of things and just spit out the correct information. Someone who can step in and do all the necessary calculations for me and just show me the results so I know what to... Read moreChevron
Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

Writer, Advocate, Photographer

Spring Allergies and the Pollen Vortex

Stock up on tissues and antihistamines! If you thought the polar vortex was bad, prepare for the pollen vortex. The 50 million Americans who live with seasonal allergies may be in for a very intense spring pollen season.   We are just coming out of a winter that seemed to never end. The mid-Atlantic region of North America was held captive... Read moreChevron
posted 04/16/2014, comments (0)|
James Thompson, MD

James Thompson, MD, Health Pro

Board Certified Allergist and Asthma Specialist

Childhood Allergy: What Can a Parent Do?

“My two year old is sneezing every morning. Do you think she’s allergic?”   I’m frequently asked questions like this particularly during the warmer months of the year. Often the parent has an older child already under my care for environmental or food allergy. Allergic symptoms can be difficult to detect in young... Read moreChevron
posted 04/11/2014, comments (0)|
Kathi  MacNaughton

Kathi MacNaughton, Health Pro

Living with Asthma

Maintaining a Healthy Diet With COPD

Healthy eating is of utmost importance when you have COPD. Not only will it improve your health overall, but it will also give you more energy to get through your daily activities. Unfortunately, when you have COPD, maintaining healthy nutrition can be challenging at times.   First of all, it takes energy to eat healthy. Preparing the food... Read moreChevron
posted 04/02/2014, comments (0)|
Ellen Schnakenberg

Ellen Schnakenberg, Health Guide

Patient educator and advocate

Migraine Medications: Allergy, Adverse Reaction or Sensitivity?

Think you know the difference between a Migraine medication allergy and an adverse reaction or sensitivity? Understanding and reporting these correctly could mean the difference between life and death, so let's get a conversation going here so you can talk to your doctor and potentially question if your medical records should be... Read moreChevron
posted 03/04/2014, comments (0)|

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