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Leading Allergy Journal Focuses on Air Pollution

By Dr. Larry Chiaramonte and Dr. Paul Ehrlich The new issue of the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology has on its cover a photograph of a city with filthy air with the words “Pollution and Allergy.” Several articles inside include one by South Korean MD and PhD Kangmo Ahn, on air pollution and atopic […]

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Breaking News (40 years late) on Penicillin Allergy: 95% of People Who Think They Have It Don’t!

By Dr. Paul Ehrlich When I was five, my father Dr. Leonard Ehrlich, a pediatrician known to generations of Long Island families as Dr. Lenny, thought I was allergic to penicillin. When I was in my third of med school, I participated in a study by Dr. Bernard Levine, who told me I wasn’t, along […]

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