Archive | February, 2012

Is Sharing An Asthma Rescue Inhaler Wrong?

By Harriet Spitzer-Picker, Certified Asthma Educator A few weeks ago two middle school students in the Denver area made headlines. An asthmatic girl who carries an inhaler thought her friend was having an asthma attack. She offered the inhaler to the friend who took two puffs and went to the nurse. The nurse notified the […]

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Climate Change? Allergy Season Starts Early

By Dr. Paul Ehrlich Six new patients came to see me on Monday, February 27. They made their appointments well in advance. What does it mean? This was an unusually mild winter and the symptoms have been brewing for weeks. I am told that crocuses have been in flower since the first week of the […]

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