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Medicare Changes-Without Any Shutdowns-For 2019

posted in Office News

Medicare Healthcare coverage changes from year to year and 2019 is no exception. With the New Year come some changes, enhancements and increases to the Medicare program. Here are some things to keep in mind when navigating your healthcare coverage: One: be aware that the standard monthly premium for Medicare Part B has increased from […]

Beware Of The Air

posted in Allergies

Your indoor environment maybe making you sick. The US Environmental Protection Agency has found that indoor air pollution exposure can cause eye, nose and throat irritation, fatigue, dizziness, headache, asthma and cancer.  It can contain dust, mold, pollen, volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and other air pollutants. VOCs are organic chemicals that evaporate and enter the […]

“My Mother Told Me I’m Allergic To Penicillin:” The Why and When For Penicillin Allergy Testing

posted in Allergies, Drug Allergy

We associate November with Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday (and, unfortunately, elections).  But who knew that November 12-18 this year was ‘Antibiotic Awareness Week’?  Just about no one.  The United States Center for Disease Control (CDC) developed this educational effort, as the winter cold and flu season starts, to prevent overuse of antibiotics.  In […]