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Jennifer Rackley

Jennifer Rackley, Health Guide

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Nutritionist & Caregiver

Allergy Testing for Better Asthma Control

Many people with asthma find that there are things they are allergic to that make controlling their asthma difficult.  That is when it becomes important to identify each asthmatic's specific triggers.  What bothers one person may not... Read moreChevron

posted 08/13/2015, comments (0)|
Eli Hendel, M.D.

Eli Hendel, M.D., Health Pro

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Board certified in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Diseases

What is Valley Fever?

In 1994, Los Angeles experienced a large earthquake which caused massive damage and also instigated an outbreak of valley fever.  There were 203 cases reported, including three fatalities.  These figures suggest a rate of valley fever that was roughly 10 times the normal rate, in the eight weeks following the earthquake. This was also... Read moreChevron

posted 08/13/2015, comments (0)|
John Bottrell

John Bottrell, Health Pro

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A Registered Respiratory Therapist and asthmatic

Smart Inhalers the Future of Asthma Control?

posted 08/04/2015, comments (0)|
Jennifer Rackley

Jennifer Rackley, Health Guide

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Nutritionist & Caregiver

Should My Child Administer Their Own Asthma Medications?

As my two asthmatics get older they are in more and more situations where mom and dad might not be nearby to deal with an asthma attack.  This is when it becomes important for them to be able to recognize an attack, notify the appropriate adult or administer their rescue medication on their own.

Admittedly, I have not been all... Read moreChevron

posted 07/31/2015, comments (0)|
Eli Hendel, M.D.

Eli Hendel, M.D., Health Pro

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Board certified in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Diseases

Asthma and Mold Exposure Risk

A patient shares that he noticed “there was mold in the walls of his house or workplace,” and he developed symptoms of cough and congestion.  His sputum sample is read by the lab as “presence of yeast.”  Mold caused his symptoms, right?  Not exactly.

 

What are... Read moreChevron

posted 07/30/2015, comments (0)|

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