Food Allergies in Infants

Twenty to thirty years ago we witnessed a massive rise in asthma rates among children.  It came to be considered a public health emergency not only because asthma was becoming so very common, but more so due to the dramatic increases in hospitalization rates caused by asthma.  Asthma, an allergic disease, was not just increasingly […]

Breast Cancer and Medication

Many years ago a study came out linking increased use of antibiotics to an increased rate of breast cancer.  That study considered cumulative use of all antibiotics, not one specific antibiotic, thus suggesting a range of possible causes.  There was insufficient evidence to prove that the antibiotics caused the breast cancers or even certainly made women […]