Checkup Newsroom (Pulmonology)

2019
May
17,
2019
| 10:12 PM America/Chicago
“Grace, this is Alecia from Dr. Gamble’s office, do you have a minute to talk?” The phone from Clinical Genetics came at 5:12 p.m. on April 10, 2018. Grace Wilson-Rabel remembers the exact time and date because it’s the moment that changed her lif...
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2018
September
12,
2018
| 09:07 PM America/Chicago
“Dragon’s Breath. “Heaven’s Breath.” “Nitro puff.” Sounds fun, right? But the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has sent out an alert of the “potential for serious injury from eating, drinking, or handling products prepared by adding liquid nit...
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January
16,
2018
| 09:08 PM America/Chicago
It's winter time and our medical center is seeing a lot of viral triggered asthma admitted to Cook Children's.  "One of the triggers of asthma symptoms are respiratory viruses and we are seeing a large number of those driving people to access Emer...
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2016
February
19,
2016
| 10:02 PM America/Chicago
Seemingly overnight, salt therapy rooms are popping up everywhere. They promise treatment of conditions including allergies, asthma, skin conditions, chronic stress and fatigue; all without medications. But are they safe? Karen Schultz, M.D., a pe...
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2014
December
25,
2014
| 04:04 PM America/Chicago
Crystal Schober  blogs for us today, telling us the remarkable story of Graysen, her little boy. She has a lot to celebrate this holiday season as her little boy turns 10 years old. ...
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November
10,
2014
| 07:07 PM America/Chicago
The frustration on Karen Schultz’s, M.D., face tells the story.Dr. Schultz is a pulmonologist at Cook Children’s. She teaches children and parents how to control their asthma, but there’s only so much she can do once they leave her.When children don’...
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