Archive for June, 2010

Increased Asthma Frequency and Asthma Severity in Children: The Asssociation with Atopy

Asthmatic children with atopy have more frequent and more severe virus-induced illnesses. During a career you hear many words of wisdom from your mentors who are with you seeing children in the office and from meetings, curbside conversations/consultations, and from the literature. The adage that allergic children get sick easier, more frequently, and have more […]

June 10, 2010 · fleickly · No Comments
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House Dust- It is worse than we thought!

All too frequently I hear  someone saying that they are allergic to ‘Dust’. Just what is ‘Dust’ and is my ‘Dust’ the same as your ‘Dust’? More importantly is dust, specifically house dust, a harmless nuisance? When I was at Henry Ford Hospital, Dennis Ownby, MD analyzed the house dust material that was used in […]

June 9, 2010 · fleickly · One Comment
Tags: , ,  · Posted in: Allergies, Dust, Environment