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Preventing Food Allergy Reactions at Restaurants

Patients with life-threatening (also called IgE-Mediated) food allergies need to take special precautions at all times to be sure to avoid a severe reaction or anaphylaxis.  Food allergies can lead to increased stress or avoidance of eating out at restaurants. While we always recommend carrying an up-to-date epinephrine auto-injector (remember, always carry two!) and reading […]

National Physician Assistant (PA) Week is October 6-12, 2018

  Physician Assistants (PAs) are medical professionals who diagnose illnesses, order and interpret tests, create and manage treatment plans, and prescribe medications.   PAs are educated at the master’s degree level. There are more than 255 PA training programs in the country and admission is highly competitive. Admission requires a bachelor’s degree, completion of many […]

Allergies, Asthma and Back to School

The beginning of the school year is an exciting time for many, but it can also be a time of anxiety for children who have asthma or allergies.  Help your child walk confidently into school this year, knowing that they are prepared as possible. 1. Keep on top of medication before the school year starts. […]

Monsoon Season Allergies

The monsoon season is an eerily beautiful time of year that brings with it storms and sweet relief from the scorching summer heat. Unfortunately, with the monsoons also come monsoon season allergies, infection and issues with digestion for many. Whipping winds with pollen, dirt and dust particles are the perfect recipe to aggravate your allergies. […]

Asthma During Pregnancy

Asthma During Pregnancy Asthma is one of the most common medical problems that occurs during pregnancy. It can be potentially serious. Some studies have suggested that asthma complicates up to 7% of all pregnancies. About 30% of all women with asthma report their asthma  worsened while pregnant. But with the right treatment and care, you and your baby can […]