Thursday, October 30, 2014

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Eli Hendel, M.D.

Eli Hendel, M.D., Health Pro

Board certified in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Diseases

How COPD Affects Exercise

Think about an army that may have to defend your country or go to war on your behalf.  To test performance and prepare, the soldiers engage in regular exercises.


How the body uses oxygen for exercise


All the cells of the human body need energy in order to perform all their... Read moreChevron

posted 10/29/2014, comments (0)|
James Thompson, MD

James Thompson, MD, Health Pro

Board Certified Allergist and Asthma Specialist

Preventing Enterovirus Spread: Avoidance is Key

The problem with microscopic organisms that cause infections is you have to rely on recognizing someone is ill in order to know that you need to avoid close contact with them. People who are symptomatic from flu syndrome or pneumonia usually exhibit many signs and symptoms of illness. The period of time between contracting the infection and... Read moreChevron

posted 10/28/2014, comments (0)|
Jennifer Rackley

Jennifer Rackley, Health Guide

Nutritionist & Caregiver

IBD Children and Stomach Bugs: Is It a Virus or Flare?

It's cold and flu season again and, unfortunately, most school-aged children will also have some kind of stomach virus this time of year.  If you have a child with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) this time of year can be especially tough.  Symptoms of a stomach virus may mimic Read moreChevron

posted 10/27/2014, comments (0)|

Fighting Fatigue: Small Changes Can Make A Difference!

It is Sunday afternoon. Both televisions are tuned to football games.  Everyone is asleep in the house, except for me.  Even my little Toy Fox Pinscher is sleeping.  Sadie must be dreaming of running in a field or some other canine delight.  Her little... Read moreChevron

Kathi  MacNaughton

Kathi MacNaughton, Health Pro

Living with Asthma

Why People Who Have COPD Need to Get an Annual Flu Shot

If you have COPD, or you care for someone who does,  you need to know how important it is to get an annual flu shot. The flu season is about to kick off and you (or your loved one) are definitely at risk. Keep reading to find out why.


Everyone, age 6 months and older, is recommended to get an annual flu shot. But some... Read moreChevron

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

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