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Jennifer Rackley

Jennifer Rackley, Health Guide

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Nutritionist & Caregiver

Stove Ventilation Can Bother Asthma

Asthma is one of the most common chronic conditions of childhood and, according to the CDC, it affects approximately 6.8 million children in the United States.  There are many triggers for asthma, as we discussed in my previous blog Read moreChevron

posted 10/31/2014, comments (0)|
James Thompson, MD

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Board Certified Allergist and Asthma Specialist

Winterizing Your Asthma Management Plan

Getting through October without an asthma flare up is a great feat but preparing for old man winter is the next major challenge for people who have asthma. With bone-chilling outdoor air, bellowing furnaces and more indoor activities on the way (if you live in or near the upper half of the U.S.) asthma triggers will be difficult to avoid.... Read moreChevron

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Jennifer Rackley

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Nutritionist & Caregiver

Cough Variant Asthma Most Common in Children

One of my daughters was diagnosed with cough variant asthma.  We had never heard of such a term, so we spent some time doing the research.  It turns out that most people who are diagnosed with this form of asthma are also children with... Read moreChevron

posted 10/23/2014, comments (0)|
Jennifer Rackley

Jennifer Rackley, Health Guide

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Nutritionist & Caregiver

Asthma at School: Should Your Child Carry Their Own Asthma Medications?

The Asthma and Allergy Network, Mothers of Asthmatics (AANMA) held an Asthma Awareness day on Capitol Hill in 2002.  There they heard tragic stories of school children who did not get to their asthma medications in time and died.  In most instances, the medications... Read moreChevron

posted 10/08/2014, comments (0)|
Kathi  MacNaughton

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Living with Asthma

Test Your Flu IQ - Separating Myth From Fact

Test Your Flu IQWhen it comes to the flu and flu vaccines, there is sometimes confusion and misinformation. You can use this post to test your "flu IQ" and learn the facts about influenza, as well as flu... Read moreChevron

posted 10/08/2014, comments (0)|

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