Asthma and Winter Weather

Some people with asthma find that their breathing issues flare up during the winter. Fortunately there are several things you can do to help limit breathing issues during this time of the year.
Jennifer Rackley

Myths About Flu Shots and Asthma

A flu shot is of utmost importance to decrease the prevalence and severity of influenza (flu), but many myths persist about it and how it relates to asthma.
Jennifer Rackley

To Redefine Asthma Accurately

Credit: Thinkstock Many people at some point will have a respiratory event and will go to a clinic or urgent care center for evaluation. Typically, what may be found — wheezing sounds on the chest. The doctor will likely prescribe an antibiotic and a...
Eli Hendel, M.D.

Scent Free Zones May Improve Health For Asthmatics

Credit: Thinkstock If you have asthma, allergies, or chemical sensitivities, you know all too well how perfume, lotions, candles, air fresheners, and other scented things can cause weeks of illness. I have two children with asthma and allergies, and ...
Jennifer Rackley

Asthma, The Amish and You

You’ve probably seen the headlines all over the internet and news media outlets, proclaiming “The Amish don’t get asthma.” Having two girls with asthma, the news story piqued my interest, to say the least. So I did a little digging to let you know th...
Jennifer Rackley

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