Kathi  MacNaughton

Kathi MacNaughton, Health Professional

Kathi is an experienced consumer health education writer, with a prior career in nursing that spanned more than 30 years — much of it in the field of home health care. Over the past 15 years, she’s been an avid contributor for a number of consumer health websites, specializing in asthma, allergy, and COPD. She writes not only as a healthcare professional, but also as a lifelong sufferer of severe allergies and mild asthma, and as a caregiver for her mother with COPD.

Seasonal Allergies in Children

Learn how seasonal allergies affect children, as well as some tips for parents of kids with allergies to help you (and them) cope better.
Kathi MacNaughton

A New Type of Food Allergy

People with asthma and nasal allergies, especially, need to be aware of this inflammatory condition of the esophagus, also known as EoE.
Kathi MacNaughton

Nebulizers - An Alternative for Asthma Treatment & Control?

Most people who have asthma respond well to treatment that includes an inhaled steroid medication, along with an “as needed” rescue inhaler, which is a broncodilator. In most cases, these medications are delivered via small handheld devices called ei...
Kathi MacNaughton