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Jeffrey Lee Shaw, MD
(304) 691-1300
1600 Medical Center Dr
Huntington, WV
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Marshall Univ Sch Of Med, Huntington Wv 25755
Graduation Year: 1997

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Dr.Matthew Wilson
(304) 529-6123
1001 20th Street
Huntington, WV
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1978
Speciality
Allergist / Immunologist
General Information
Hospital: St Marys Hospital, Huntington, Wv
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Joan Anne Lynch, MD
(304) 529-6100
1001 20th St
Huntington, WV
Specialties
Pediatrics, Allergy And Immunology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Marshall Univ Sch Of Med, Huntington Wv 25755
Graduation Year: 1988
Hospital
Hospital: Cabell Huntington Hosp, Huntington, Wv
Group Practice: Tri-State Allergy Inc

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Jeffrey L Shaw
(304) 733-9270
6007 Us Route 60 E
Barboursville, WV
Specialty
Allergy / Immunology

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Matthew C Wilson, MD
(304) 529-6100
2000 Carter Ave
Ashland, KY
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology, Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1978
Hospital
Hospital: St Marys Hospital, Huntington, Wv
Group Practice: Tri-State Allergy Inc

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Matthew C Wilson
(304) 529-6123
1001 20th St
Huntington, WV
Specialty
Allergy / Immunology

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Mirie Roanne Sheets, MD
(304) 529-6100
1001 20th St
Huntington, WV
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1997

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Dr.LARRY HAGAN
(304) 529-6100
1001 20th Street
Huntington, WV
Gender
M
Speciality
Allergist / Immunologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Everett B Gevedon
(606) 324-4222
330 25th St
Ashland, KY
Specialty
Allergy / Immunology

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Ho Sun Jung, MD
(606) 324-3852
607 Pine Grove Ct
Ashland, KY
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Korea Univ Coll Of Med, Chong-No-Ku, Seoul, So Korea
Graduation Year: 1972
Hospital
Hospital: Kings Daughters Med Ctr, Ashland, Ky
Group Practice: Ashland Anesthesia Psc; Ashland Anesthesia Psc At Our Lady Of Bellefonte Hosp

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The Human Terrain

Your body hosts whole colonies of microorganisms, and scientists are exploring
the beneficial roles many of them play in human health.

By Claire Sykes

June 2009

Your body teems with a world of microorganisms. Trillions of bacteria, viruses and fungi munch away at your skin, crank out enzymes in your mouth and breed like crazy—all while you eat, work and play. The thought of all these critters might be a little discomforting. For the most part, though, you wouldn’t be alive without them.

Though microorganisms have been wriggling under scientists’ microscopes for centuries, little is known about how they affect human health. However, recent technological advancements now allow scientists to explore how colonies of microbes interact with the human body in something called the Human Microbiome Project (HMP).

Launched in 2007 as part of the National Institutes of Health’s Roadmap for Medical Research, this five-year, $100 million project involves dozens of scientists around the country. It’s also part of the International Human Microbiome Consortium (IHMC), which involves experts from Australia, Canada, Europe, China, Japan and Korea.

In 2002, American Nobel Prize-winning molecular biologist Joshua Lederberg came up with the term microbiome, defined as the totality of genomes—made up of DNA, the molecule that encodes genetic information—of all the microorganisms in any given environment, from a spot of saliva to a soil sample. Your body carries ten times as many microbial cells as human ones, which represents a hundred times the number of genes.

Home Sweet Homes

Most of this vast, though individually tiny, swarm lives in the gastrointestinal tract. “The second most populated area is the mouth, because bacteria are introduced by food coming into the body and through contact with our hands and other surfaces,” says Joe Petrosino, PhD, an assistant professor in the molecular virology and microbiology department at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.

Flex Your Immunity's Muscles

Keeping the friendly microbes in your body happy and healthy is a good first step to keeping your immune system in fighting trim. But in a world awash in fears about the next big epidemic—swine flu? bird flu?—it helps to know what other natural weapons are out there for stocking an immunity arsenal.

Though not as famous as the oil pressed from the tree’s fruit, olive leaf has been equally prized throughout the centuries for its fever-fighting abilities. Today we know that olive leaf acts against a number of harmful microbes, including cold and flu viruses.

Long valued in Ayurveda, India’s traditional healing system, andrographis (A. paniculata) has been found to boost the production of the immune system’s white blood cells. It also promotes the release of interferons, substances that help keep viruses from multiplying.

Arabinogalactan (ARA), a fiber taken from the Western larch (Larix occidentalis), serves double immune du...

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