Archive | October, 2011

LABA Research—Everything Old is New Again

By Dr. Larry Chiaramonte The story in Reuters began: “One class of drugs used to prevent wheezing and shortness of breath in people with asthma may increase kids’ risk of being hospitalized for an asthma attack, according to a new analysis from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.” The “new analysis” refers to a study […]

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Difficult Breathing in Difficult Times

By Dr. Paul Ehrlich A young man arrived in my office last week whom I had been treating for several years. He is a lawyer. We’ll call him Jim. He had a history of allergies, particularly to cats. Jim had recently begun dating a woman who had a dog, and this romance coincided with some […]

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