Allergies & Asthma
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What Can Peter Rabbit Teach Us About Food Allergies?

My children and I were excited to see the classic Tale of Peter Rabbit come to life on the movie... Read full post »
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Humidifiers for Respiratory Infections: Are They Helpful or Harmful?

We’ve all been there. Our child gets an upper respiratory infection, which causes nasal congestion, difficulty breathing through their nose,... Read full post »
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Our Top 10 Blog Posts of 2017

For the past three years we have saved a slot on our calendar to list the top 10 posts of... Read full post »
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The Importance of Reading Labels for Food Allergen Avoidance

When someone has a food allergy, they must completely avoid eating the food(s) to which they are allergic. Accidental ingestion... Read full post »

The Lone Star Tick and Red Meat Allergy: Should You Be Concerned?

Recent headlines have grabbed attention due to proclamations of the Northward march of the Lone Star tick. Ticks are found... Read full post »

Food Allergy vs. Intolerance: Knowing the Difference

Food allergies affect roughly five to eight percent of all children. A food allergy diagnosis can dramatically alter one’s life... Read full post »

Peanut Allergy: Myths vs. Facts

Peanut allergy is a growing health problem, affecting approximately 2% of children. In the majority of children, peanut allergy begins... Read full post »

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 »