The Dangers of Secondhand Smoke

Smoking is expensive, addictive and, most importantly, deadly. Unfortunately, many adults willingly accept those consequences. But as parents and caregivers,... Read full post »

Enterovirus D68: Learn the Facts

Runny nose, cough and congestion are sweeping across central Ohio. You know this because you’ve seen it in the news,... Read full post »

Why you should use a spacer with a pediatric inhaler

Asthma is one of the most common chronic illnesses of childhood. As a lung specialist, I often diagnose a child... Read full post »

What is Allergy Induced Asthma?

For many people with asthma, spring can be a very challenging time of the year. Rapid changes in the weather... Read full post »

Massage Therapy: Here to Help

We are in the middle of long, cold winter. This time of year can be tough on anyone, but can... Read full post »

Asthma Myths: Symptoms

I have a confession. I’m an asthma and allergy doc who almost missed this diagnosis with my own son. My... Read full post »

Asthma Myth: Exercise/Sports

Growing up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, I had no choice but to become a raging Pittsburgh Steelers fan. So when I... Read full post »