Allergies & Asthma

New Guidelines: Early Introduction of Peanut to Prevent Peanut Allergy

Why the New Recommendations? Prior recommendations for parents and pediatricians were to avoid introduction of peanut until after 3 years... Read full post »

Can We Trust Medical Information from Mainstream Media?

I recently gasped in shock as I read an editorial printed in a major newspaper outlet that contained gross inaccuracies... Read full post »

Trick or Trigger? Halloween Safety for Allergy Patients

I may be a Halloween treat hypocrite. Admittedly, I enjoy indulging in chocolaty treats on Halloween, but when it comes... Read full post »

Are Allergies Caused by C-Sections?

As rates of food allergies and other allergic conditions continue to increase among children, the search for prevention strategies has... Read full post »

Is Vitamin D the Answer to Preventing Asthma Attacks?

Over the past decade, researchers have identified a strong association with low vitamin D levels and increased risk for asthma... Read full post »

Back to School with Food Allergies

Preparing to go back to school can be filled with mixed emotions for parents of a child with food allergy. ... Read full post »

Back to School with Asthma

“My child hasn’t needed their inhaler all summer, so do I still need to send one to school?” That’s a... Read full post »

The Challenges of Managing Asthma

Management of asthma requires understanding the underlying condition, knowledge about specific triggers (viral infections, weather changes, cigarette smoke, exercise, allergens),... Read full post »