Thursday, October 30, 2014

Our Asthma Experts

Kathi  MacNaughton

Kathi MacNaughton, Health Pro

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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)|
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... 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... Read moreChevron