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Eli Hendel, M.D.

Eli Hendel, M.D., Health Pro

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Board certified in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Diseases

Is the Hookah a Gateway to Cigarettes?

Smoking a hookah (water) pipe has become increasingly popular commercially and socially. But how dangerous is it, and could it be a gateway to smoking cigarettes?

 

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posted 04/25/2016, comments (0)|
Vanessa Collins

Vanessa Collins, Health Guide

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RA Dancer

The Truth About What RA Takes Away

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John Bottrell

John Bottrell, Health Pro

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A Registered Respiratory Therapist and asthmatic

Chronic Cough: Causes and Treatment

A giveaway sign of COPD is the development of a chronic (it’s always there) cough. So what makes a cough chronic, and what can be done about... Read moreChevron

posted 03/08/2016, comments (0)|
James Thompson, MD

James Thompson, MD, Health Pro

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Board Certified Allergist and Asthma Specialist

Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria: When Medications Aren't Enough

About one out of a thousand people in the U.S. suffer from chronic idiopathic urticaria (CIU). The number seems small, but when you consider the population of America we’re talking about 300,000 people. CIU is the diagnosis when people have hives occurring almost daily for six or more weeks. Some studies have tracked patients with CIU and... Read moreChevron

posted 09/09/2015, comments (0)|