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Ves Dimov
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Allergist/Immunologist at Cleveland Clinic
Allergist/Immunologist at Cleveland Clinic

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Kids can't escape screens: America’s schools are heavily promoting devices for classwork and homework
From Cupertino to San Francisco, a growing consensus has emerged that screen time is bad for kids: The benefits of screens as a learning tool are overblown, and the risks for addiction and stunting development seem high, as per the NYTimes. “Doing no screen...
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Earn CME Credits for Time You Spend on Patient Research/Online Search - free if you are AAAAI member
New from the AAAAI: Earn CME Credits for the Time You Spend on Patient Research. You have to register for a course on the AAAAI website: "How often are you faced with a patient care question that requires research? How often do you turn to the JACI or JACI:...
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What is the safe FEV1 level on spirometry to start subcutaneous immunotherapy (SCIT) (allergy shots)?
What is the safe FEV1 level on spirometry to start subcutaneous immunotherapy (SCIT) (allergy shots)? At least 80% of predicted. Dr Ledford explains below: In the AAAAI’s survey of physician members on immunotherapy- and skin testing–induced fatal reactions...
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fNIRS brain scans could identify novice from experienced surgeons
From WSJ: Researchers studied surgeons as they performed surgical simulations and found they could identify novice from experienced surgeons by analyzing brain scans taken as the physicians worked. Prefrontal cortex , the part of the brain involved in plann...
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Seeds and plants from Hawaii
Bill Merrill, also known as GreenGardenGuy1 on YouTube, has a nursery in Hawaii. Here is his online store: http://fremontica.net/greengardening/green_sales.php#seeds His latest offering is a new tree tomato (tamarillo) from New Zealand that has a much sweet...
Seeds and plants from Hawaii
Seeds and plants from Hawaii
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Key questions to ask when taking the medical history of a patient with asthma or suspected asthma
1. Asthma symptoms: cough, wheeze, increased work of breathing/shortness of breath, chest tightness? 2. Age of onset of symptoms? 3. Timing of symptoms: day vs. night? 4. Is there a change of symptoms during a specific season during the year ? 5. Possible t...
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A series of excellent, updated, open-access articles on multiple allergy topics by Canadian allergists/immunologists
Here is the Practical guide for allergy and immunology in Canada 2018. This is a series of excellent, updated, open-access articles on multiple allergy topics by Canadian allergists/immunologists, released during #CSACI18 : https://aacijournal.biomedcentral...
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How to grow papaya in South Florida
From Pepe's channel:
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Time for a paradigm shift in asthma guidelines: tools to monitor asthma across the lifespan
From JACI : Here are some tools that may help achieve asthma control: - assessment of lung function over time or defining trajectories of lung growth - the Composite Asthma Severity Index score, - a panel of useful biomarkers - the Seasonal Asthma Exacerbat...
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Eagerness to use an immature technology: Humans have a habit of trusting algorithms without troubling themselves to think about consequences
From WSJ: Don’t Believe the Algorithm: Blind faith in machines (and machine learning) has left us vulnerable to biased and incoherent AI. The solution? A healthy dose of skepticism and human oversight. The mathematican who wrote the WSJ artucle had the foll...
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