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Jennifer Rackley

Jennifer Rackley, Health Guide

Nutritionist & Caregiver

Pediatric Asthma Patients At Higher Risk For RSV Complications

There are many contagious diseases going around this time of year.  It is "Cold and Flu Season" after all.  In "This Year's Flu Shot: Does It Work" we talked about the threat of the flu for people with asthma.  Unfortunately the flu is not the... Read moreChevron

posted 01/21/2015, comments (0)|
Kathi  MacNaughton

Kathi MacNaughton, Health Pro

Living with Asthma

Antivirals Are an Essential Tool for Better Health

By now, you have almost certainly heard that our current flu seaon looks as
though it's going to be a tough one. I can attest to that! I had my annual flu shot in October of 2014. So did my daughter and my husband. Nevertheless, all three of us came down with the flu during the holidays. My case was the worst, perhaps because I also have... Read moreChevron

John Bottrell

John Bottrell, Health Pro

A Registered Respiratory Therapist and asthmatic

6 Steps to Better Asthma Control

So you've come to grips that you have asthma, and now you want to gain better control.  Here are five tips to get you started on your way to turning yourself into the perfect asthmatic.

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posted 01/16/2015, comments (0)|
Eli Hendel, M.D.

Eli Hendel, M.D., Health Pro

Board certified in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Diseases

The Hygiene Hypothesis and Our Immune System

The hygiene hypothesis states that infections in early childhood expose a child to microorganisms that build up a child’s immune system. Conversely, overprotecting the child to avoid infection and exposure alters the process, so that the individual is prone to having diseases where the immune process is out of control. Asthma is one... Read moreChevron

posted 01/13/2015, comments (0)|

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