Friday, November 21, 2014

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Jennifer Rackley

Jennifer Rackley, Health Guide

Nutritionist & Caregiver

Asthma Complicating your Holidays? Eight Tips to get Through the Holidays Healthy!

As I was getting ready for dealing with the holidays with asthmatic children in tow, I realized there are several things we have to think about ahead of time.  Some of these tips could help each of you as well.

Tip #1  

Be sure to have any vaccinations that your physician recommends at least two... Read moreChevron

Eli Hendel, M.D.

Eli Hendel, M.D., Health Pro

Board certified in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Diseases

What is Exercise-Induced Asthma?

The term exercise-induced asthma is used to describe episodic tightening of the airways, resulting in shortness of breath following exercise. The phrase is misleading since exercise is not a cause of asthma but rather a trigger of bronchoconstriction in those with underlying asthma.


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posted 11/19/2014, comments (0)|
James Thompson, MD

James Thompson, MD, Health Pro

Board Certified Allergist and Asthma Specialist

Eczema: Conquering the Itch-Scratch Cycle in Atopic Dermatitis


Itching in multiple areas of the skin at the same time can drive patients and parents nuts. Eczema is a skin condition (dermatitis) that can occur in children and adults but often starts at a very young age. Males and females are almost equally affected, with the condition marked by a cycle of... Read moreChevron

posted 11/17/2014, comments (0)|
John Bottrell

John Bottrell, Health Pro

A Registered Respiratory Therapist and asthmatic

The Soaring Cost of COPD Inhalers and What You Can Do

If you have COPD or asthma you are probably well aware that inhalers used to treat these diseases can be very expensive.  This topic has become such an issue in recent years it even inspired Elizabeth Rosenthal to write an article, “Read moreChevron

posted 11/16/2014, comments (0)|
Kathi  MacNaughton

Kathi MacNaughton, Health Pro

Living with Asthma

Learning More About COPD Can Help You Breathe Better

Did you know that COPD is the third leading cause of death in the United States now? And that despite that fact, millions of people have never even heard of COPD or understand what it is? That's right, 1 out of every 3 Americans remain unaware of... Read moreChevron

posted 11/10/2014, comments (0)|

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