Wednesday, October 22, 2014

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James Thompson, MD

James Thompson, MD, Health Pro

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Board Certified Allergist and Asthma Specialist

Seasonal Allergies: Managing Your Indoor-Outdoor Game

It’s no wonder that in many regions of the northern hemisphere, September through November is considered “fall season”. Leaves fall, temperatures fall, and humidity falls as rain continues to fall. But mold counts unfortunately rise, and indoor allergens begin to increase as dust mites become more prevalent, and pets spend... Read moreChevron

posted 10/20/2014, comments (0)|
Eli Hendel, M.D.

Eli Hendel, M.D., Health Pro

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Board certified in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Diseases

GOLD Guidelines for COPD

In the first part of this two part series on COPD, I stated that it’s very important to make an accurate diagnosis of COPD. It’s not only smokers who present to a doctor with shortness of breath. There is a certain attribute in a special select... Read moreChevron

posted 10/17/2014, comments (0)|
John Bottrell

John Bottrell, Health Pro

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A Registered Respiratory Therapist and asthmatic

Common COPD Co-Morbidities

Helping patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a difficult task in and of itself. Making this task more difficult is the fact that the disease is frequently associated with various co-morbidities.  

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

Jennifer Rackley, Health Guide

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Nutritionist & Caregiver

Asthma at School: Should Your Child Carry Their Own Asthma Medications?

The Asthma and Allergy Network, Mothers of Asthmatics (AANMA) held an Asthma Awareness day on Capitol Hill in 2002.  There they heard tragic stories of school children who did not get to their asthma medications in time and died.  In most instances, the medications... Read moreChevron

posted 10/08/2014, comments (0)|
Kathi  MacNaughton

Kathi MacNaughton, Health Pro

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Living with Asthma

Test Your Flu IQ - Separating Myth From Fact

Test Your Flu IQWhen it comes to the flu and flu vaccines, there is sometimes confusion and misinformation. You can use this post to test your "flu IQ" and learn the facts about influenza, as well as flu... Read moreChevron

posted 10/08/2014, comments (0)|