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 […]

Light on Vision

Needing to wear glasses has long been viewed as a mark of geekiness without any other real significance.  “Just bad luck”, the medical experts said.  “Your eyeball is just shaped wrong and there is nothing you can do about it”. Dissenting voices, especially from the fuzzier end of the alternative medical spectrum, promoted eye exercises […]

Vitamin Supplement Mistakes

If you read about vitamin supplements you must be confused.  Actually, it would be hard not to be. Vitamins are, by definition, essential to health.  Studies of hundreds of millions of people confirm that truth. However, a rash of recent studies have linked taking vitamin supplements to higher rates of a variety of diseases, especially […]

Sublingual Immunotherapy

  Those of you who have seen me for treatment of seasonal allergies, as well as others who have been reading my newsletter for awhile, will remember my comments about and advocacy of oral allergy desensitization. I like developing and providing uncommon but effective treatments, because people need help and there are many underappreciated means […]