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If It’s Fall, It Must Be Time For The Flu Shot

posted in Medication News

     With the arrival of autumn each year comes falling leaves, falling temperatures, the ‘Fall Classic’ (unfortunately without a Chicago team this year!)— and the rise in questions about the ‘flu shot.’  Questions about ‘the pneumonia shot’ also tend to come up at the same time.  Let’s go over the distinctions between the two shots, […]

Lights, Cameras, Action……..Asthma Action Plans

posted in Asthma

Evidence shows that the development of an active partnership between a patient with asthma, their caregivers and health care providers establishes open communication, and that education in self-management improves outcomes of chronic asthma. The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), as well as the Allergy and Asthma Foundation of America provide guidelines to meet […]