Allergy Myth Information

When I began this website, I had in mind that I would use it to share perspectives and ‘pet peeves’. I have been more with the former versus the later. Now for a change of pace. One of my big pet peeves is myth information. That term is significantly different from mis-information. The use of […]

September 27, 2012 · fleickly · No Comments
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Ragweed Day- August 15th, 2010

Today is Ragweed Day- I am not sure where this originated, but August 15th is the official start of Ragweed season. I am not much for predictions, however this has been quite a year for nature. The Indianapolis Star noted that Indiana will once again have a great harvest of its crops this year. On […]

August 15, 2010 · fleickly · No Comments
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Why House Dust Mite Avoidance is Hard

Another way to title this is ‘Why allergists can be meanies’. How could we even think of shattering such a peaceful, tranquil, and sweet image? I wonder if this is the more commonplace reality of young children and stuffed animals. A colleague of mine, Dr. Veda Ackerman once told me that an allergist can never give a […]

August 12, 2010 · fleickly · 3 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
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