Allergy Season in Bloom

The allergy season is once again upon us.  Check out this recent Newsday article and calls us if you need relief!

Another great food allergy article! Here’s the link to what think is a must read if you or your child has food allergies.   I see many patients who are labeled as being allergic (sometimes to multiple foods), and at time it’s just a simple history will help sort it all out.

FDA News: Recall of OTC brand name medications.

FDA NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release: May 1, 2010 Media Inquiries: Elaine Ganz Bobo, 240.620.6896, Consumer Inquiries: 888-INFO-FDA FDA provides consumer advice following recall of products for infants and children Working in consultation with the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA), McNeil Consumer Healthcare is implementing a voluntary recall of infant and children’s  … Read more

Food Allergy Testing and Diagnosis – WSJ article

Is Your Kid Truly Allergic? Tests Add to Food Confusion By MELINDA BECK Grayson Grebe started getting eczema on his cheeks when he was just 4-weeks-old. At 6 months, he was diagnosed with allergies to wheat, dairy, eggs, nuts, oats, rice, barley, chicken, pork, corn and beans; his mother, who was breast-feeding him, had to  … Read more

Flu Shot, Preventive Measures Key for Those with Asthma

Your best defense against the flu this year is a good offense, especially if you are among the 23 million people who have asthma. As the world braces for the 2009-2010 flu season, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) advice is loud and clear: Get vaccinated. This year’s flu season is fully expected  … Read more