Archive | August, 2010

Step Up or Step Down? The Asthma Treatment Debate

By Dr. Larry Chiaramonte One of the persistent discussions in treating asthma is whether to start with smaller, milder dosages of medication and “step up” if they prove ineffective, or start with heavier dosages and “step down.” In the South Bronx, New York where I practice, and indeed with most asthmatics, patients want to get […]

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Train Yourself to Manage Your Child’s Allergic Reactions

By Sally Noone– Watching your child experience an allergic reaction can be frightening for a parent. Instinctively, you want to make your child feel better and use every trick you have to make them better. It starts with recognizing when something is happening. Allergic reactions to foods can have different types of symptoms. Some involve […]

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