Benadryl®: Pros & Cons

Have you heard parents say, “Just give them some Benadryl®” when they refer to helping kids relax, calm down, sleep,... Read full post »

Autumn Asthma Attacks

Just as millions of children head back to school every autumn, hospitals are always bustling with emergency room and inpatient... Read full post »

Allergic Reactions to Stings and Bites

The day before I was to have my senior picture taken in high school, I was stung on my right... Read full post »

What to Expect When Seeing a Pediatric Specialist

When your child is referred to a specialist, it can be a daunting experience. You often have to wait weeks... Read full post »

Food Allergies On The Rise

It happens at least once a week in my office. A parent or grandparent will ask “Why are there so... 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 »