Friday, September 04, 2015

Our Asthma Experts

Kathi  MacNaughton

Kathi MacNaughton, Health Pro

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Registered nurse & healthcare writer, living with allergies & asthma.

Seasonal Allergies in Children & How to Help Your Kid Cope

Seasonal allergies affect tens of thousands of children, just as they do adults. This post will provide a general description of seasonal allergies in children, as well as some tips for parents of kids with allergies to help you (and them) cope better. This is especially important this time of year, as seasonal allergy symptoms are becoming... Read moreChevron

posted 04/20/2015, 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... 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