Don’t Let Dehydration Ruin Your Summer!

Stay hydrated this summer and stay healthy!

Summer is in full swing and that means fun in the sun — and high heat. Get the facts about staying hydrated in the summer and beyond, and find out how dehydration can adversely affect your health and lead to complications.    

Secondhand Smoke and You

Learn how secondhand smoke can affect you and those around you.

“You mean that my child’s cough is from asthma? No one in our family has asthma.” “What do you mean I have emphysema? I have never smoked.” As a pulmonologist, these are questions I hear on a regular basis. Patients and their families are often confused as to how they developed these conditions. The answer [...]

Staying Safe with Food Allergies

Find out how to stay safe with food allergies, even when dining out!

Food allergies can often be life threatening, making total avoidance of food allergens necessary. Symptoms usually occur suddenly and can be triggered by small amounts of the allergen. Food allergy symptoms can include rash, hives, itchy skin, shortness of breath, or chest pain. In the case of a food allergy, the immune system mistakes something [...]