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Here Comes Vitamin D—Or Should It Just Be The Sun? Vitamin D Supplements In Treating Allergies and Asthma

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     In the musical world, everyone could see which Beatles song was the world’s most popular one when their catalog became available on iTunes in November 2010.  During the first month of availability, ‘Here Comes The Sun’ was the most requested song.      In the medical world, some–but not excessive– sun exposure is […]

If It’s Fall, It Must Be Time For The Flu Shot

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     With the arrival of autumn each year comes falling leaves, falling temperatures, the ‘Fall Classic’ (unfortunately without a Chicago team this year!)—and the rise in questions about the ‘flu shot.’  Questions about ‘the pneumonia shot’ also tend to come up at the same time.  Let’s go over the distinctions between the two shots, […]

Epinephrine Choices in 2017; So Many, And What To Do?

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It is not uncommon for us to say every so often that “Life used to be much simpler.”  This year, medical professionals find that to be the case when discussing prescriptions for epinephrine devices.  There are, at present, five different ways in which we can prescribe what is commonly referred to as “the EpiPen.” EpiPen […]