Nationally Recognized Medical Expert and Registered Pharmacist Provides Important Tips to Help Survive the Season
Guest: Jim Morelli, Medical Expert and Registered Pharmacist
Approximately 50 Million Americans suffer from allergy and asthmas symptoms each year. In fact, according to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, allergic disease is the 5th leading chronic disease in the U.S. among all ages, and the 3rd common chronic disease among children under 18 years old.
Nationally recognized Medical Expert and Registered Pharmacist Jim Morelli has advice on how to help get you armed and ready for the allergy and asthma season. He will provide important tips on how to minimize your symptoms, misconceptions about allergies and asthma and the latest treatment options.
Jim is available to discuss:
· Facts and Fiction: What you should know about Allergy and Asthma Season!
· Symptoms: What you should be on the look out for
· Treatments: The latest information on how to treat your symptoms
· On The Home Front: Simple changes you can make at home help protect your family
Jim Morelli's television career began on The Oprah Winfrey Show when he was invited on to discuss his new book, Poison: How To Handle The Hazardous Substances In Your Home. Morelli, who had been working as a print reporter, liked the medium so much he decided to switch to broadcast news. He has worked as a network reporter, anchor and Top 10 market reporter. He is a general assignment reporter in Boston and serves as a spokesperson for various PR presentations. Prior to moving north, Morelli worked as a reporter for WGCL, the breaking news-driven CBS affiliate in Atlanta.
Morelli is a registered pharmacist in the state of Georgia, and has worked in many pharmaceutical settings, from retail stores, to hospitals, to a drug company. He has served as a poison information specialist at Children's Hospital in Boston and at the Georgia Poison Control Center. He has also worked as a medical editor for the trade newsletter, Drug Utilization Review, and as a writer for WebMD and as a freelance contributor to Drug Topics and US Pharmacist.
Morelli graduated from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy in Boston with a B.S. in pharmacy. He also holds a Master's degree from Tufts University, Medford, Mass., in Civil Engineering.