Archive for May, 2011

Asthma Burden Report- Indiana

You can download the ‘2011 Asthma Burden Report’ for our state (Indiana) and see what is going on in the world of asthma viz Indiana. I have a vested interest in asthma and have been a part of many community/public health initiatives regarding asthma. As such I have always been interested to see what is […]

May 24, 2011 · fleickly · No Comments
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Swimming and Asthma

All too often I hear in my allergy/asthma clinic about how a swimming pool affects the child’s breathing. The assumption is that the chlorine or mold is aggravating the respiratory tract. All too often the evaluation for mold allergy is negative and we would consider chlorine as a possible irritant for the inflamed, hyper-reactive airways. […]

May 23, 2011 · fleickly · 2 Comments
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Congratulations Amanda

So we add a doctor of medicine to the family. Our daughter-in-law, Amanda, graduated from medical school last weekend. Now the really hard work begins-residency.

May 19, 2011 · fleickly · No Comments
Posted in: Family, Uncategorized

Golden Rules of Pediatric Allergy- circa 1960

I was recently purging my files and came across this handout. Unfortunately there is no date, no author and there are no references for these statements. This was given to me during my pediatric clerkship at Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital (Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio). Pediatrics was my first clerkship. […]

May 9, 2011 · fleickly · No Comments
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