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Non-Adherence: the Multiple Challenges of Treating Asthma in a Medicaid Population

By David Stukus, MD My question for the 13 year old patient and his family was a simple one: “How can I best help you?” I routinely ask this question at the beginning of visits to get the best sense of how to frame that day’s interaction. However, in this instance, my question was one […]

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Fatal Anaphylaxis: What the Numbers Tell Us

By Robert Y. Lin, MD The October 7 Science section of the New York Times had a short article about a study published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (JACI) called “Fatal anaphylaxis in the United States, 1999-2010: Temporal patterns and demographic associations.” The Times said, “Using data from the National Center for […]

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