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Kathi  MacNaughton

Kathi MacNaughton, Health Pro

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Living with Asthma

Is Your Asthma Action Plan Working?

If you have had moderate to severe asthma for very long, there's a good chance you also have an Asthma Action Plan. But how do you know it's still the right plan for you -- and that it is doing its job?   What is an Asthma Action Plan?   An Asthma Action Plan is a written one or two-page outline you develop with the help of your doctor... Read moreChevron
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

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