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Eli Hendel, M.D.

Eli Hendel, M.D., Health Pro

Board certified in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Diseases

Flying on an Airplane When You Have COPD

If you have COPD and you are considering travel that specifically involves airline travel, there are some facts that you should know. If you currently use oxygen, then your needs may change when you travel by air.  How you manage the need for oxygen (or... Read moreChevron

posted 05/19/2015, comments (0)|
John Bottrell

John Bottrell, Health Pro

A Registered Respiratory Therapist and asthmatic

Inhaler vs. Nebulizer: Which One is Better for COPD?

One of the best ways of controlling COPD is by inhaling COPD medicine.  To do this, some use an inhaler with a spacer, some use a nebulizer, and some use both.  So which one is the best way to deliver COPD medicine to your lungs?

To learn about inhalers, check out my post... Read moreChevron

posted 05/19/2015, comments (0)|
Jennifer Rackley

Jennifer Rackley, Health Guide

Nutritionist & Caregiver

Celiac Disease: Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

One of the traditions handed down by my mom was baking cookies with my kids.  It's not an every day thing but a fun treat to have occasionally.  My kids loved the time we spent baking, talking and tasting the yummy concoctions.   When we first learned we needed to pull wheat from our daughter's diet, I worried the baking fun... Read moreChevron

posted 05/18/2015, comments (0)|
James Thompson, MD

James Thompson, MD, Health Pro

Board Certified Allergist and Asthma Specialist

Allergic Eye Symptoms May Also Include Dryness

Spring allergy season in in full effect, and the combined warmer weather and pollen surges are taking no prisoners. An NBC news report recently described the experience of people residing in the northeast as a  “Pollen... Read moreChevron

posted 05/15/2015, comments (0)|

Finding Joy in the Magic of Spring

The stark landscape of winter has given way to the bright colors of Spring.  The grass is once again an inviting dark green.  The migrating birds are back.  They fill the air with sweet songs and add brilliant splashes of red, yellow, blue and purple to the world.  It is Spring.  It is time to examine our lives and participate in this... Read moreChevron

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