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Sep.
30
2016
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by on September 1, 2016

Live healthier this fall with our stories on asthma, psychiatric care in the Permian Basin, gluten-free foods, and more.

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by Alyssa L. Sinclair on September 1, 2016
Gluten-containing foods

Celiac disease is a hereditary autoimmune disorder characterized by a severe allergy to gluten (a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye).

by Joy H. Coleman on September 1, 2016
Asthma

With fall approaching, Texans are about to experience one of asthma’s peak seasons. Allergies and asthma are a problem in West Texas year round but particularly problematic in spring and fall. For some people, asthma is a minor nuisance.

by Bobby Jain, MD on September 1, 2016
Psychiatrist and patient

During the last several years, Midland/Odessa patients seeking psychiatric services have learned there is generally a months-long waiting period to see a practitioner.

by Joy H. Coleman on September 1, 2016
Arthritic Hands

Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease where the body’s immune system—normally protecting its health by attacking foreign substances like bacteria and viruses—mistakenly attacks the joints.