Medication News

SLIT: It’s A Noun And A Verb And A Treatment For Allergies

     Springtime for Chicago has arrived—as I think we have to define it in our area as finally no snow and no temperature below 40° in the 7-day forecasts.  It’s also time for those who have seasonal allergies to ask about whether there are newer and better treatments.  In spring 2014, the FDA approved the sale of tablets that could...

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

     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,...

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