• VALENTINES DAY AND ALLERGIES

    VALENTINES DAY AND ALLERGIES

    Valentine’s Day is almost here, which means spring allergy season is not that far in the future. Now’s a good time to plan ahead and prepare for the arrival of pollen – before you feel miserable. Schedule a check-up with a board certified Allergist and refresh your allergy treatment plan. It’s like getting a tune-up

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  • Do you have a child with food allergies?

    Do you have a child with food allergies?

    If you’re the one who shops for your family’s groceries, and someone in your household has food allergies, the task can be challenging, and not necessarily foolproof. In 2004, the Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act was passed by Congress requiring manufacturers to label pre-packaged foods if they contain peanuts, soybeans, tree nuts, milk,

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  • DO YOU HAVE A RUNNY NOSE?

    DO YOU HAVE A RUNNY NOSE?

    It’s January, and it really feels like winter now that the temperature is consistently chilly and snow is in the forecast. Cold weather brings with it sniffles and runny noses, but did you ever wonder why? The nose performs an important job – warming and humidifying the air breathed in before it gets to the

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  • ASTHMA IN THE WINTER

    ASTHMA IN THE WINTER

    WHAT IS ASTHMA? Asthma is a chronic condition of the lungs that inflames and narrows the airways. Occurring in both children and adults, it is often characterized by one of these four common symptoms: coughing, chest tightness, wheezing, or shortness of breath. The coughing caused by asthma can be either a dry cough or a

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