Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Our Asthma Experts

Kathi  MacNaughton

Kathi MacNaughton, Health Pro

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Living with Asthma

Childhood Obesity and the Asthma Epidemic

Over the past few decades, the incidence of both childhood obesity and asthma in kids has increased at an alarming rate. Experts have been suggesting there might be a link between these two health issues. Now a newly published study from Bristol University in the UK has found a strong relationship between body mass index (BMI, a standard measure... Read moreChevron
posted 08/06/2014, comments (0)|
James Thompson, MD

James Thompson, MD, Health Pro

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Board Certified Allergist and Internist

Asthma: The Good News Is It Can Be Controlled

Deaths associated with asthma attacks have decreased over the last decade but the number of people having severe asthma attacks and missing school or work because of it, has changed very little. New medications have aided doctors in tailoring treatment to the particular needs of the patient. So why haven’t asthma flare-ups and... Read moreChevron
posted 01/04/2013, comments (0)|
Fred Little

Fred Little, Health Pro

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Doctor and Asthma Expert

Allergen of the Month: Sulfa-Containing Medications

Allergy to sulfa-containing medications is very common; these are typically antibiotics. However, not all antibiotics are pills. Doctors will sometimes prescribe antibiotic eye drops or ointments for ‘pink eye’. Several eye drop preparations contain sulfa antibiotics, and it may not occur to the patient to answer that they have any... Read moreChevron
posted 10/07/2010, comments (0)|
Heather Reese

Heather Reese, Health Guide

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Food Factors In Asthma

Think what you eat has nothing to do with your battle with Asthma? Think Again. Nutrition Expert Heather Reese explains. Most experts agree that there is very little evidence supporting a direct link between food and asthma. However, there is a lot of evidence showing that a well-balanced diet contributes to overall good health as well... Read moreChevron