| Apr 29, 2013
Have a question for Dr. Blythe? Write to her at AskThePediatrician@tribune.com. For more information on Dr. Blythe, go to pediatricassociates.com.
April 29, 2013
Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 4:34 PM
The upward trend in type 2 diabetes, especially among younger adults, appears to be driving a rise in vision problems at an earlier age, according to a study released today in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Because of the soaring rate of...
| Mar 10, 2013
International Association of Administrative Professionals
The International Association of Administrative Professionals, or IAAP, recently announced that Donnell Householder of Cumberland, Md., earned certified administrative professional certification....
| Mar 8, 2013
As an ophthalmologist, I am proud to say the citizens of Florida have the best eye care of any state in the country.
This is undoubtedly due to the thousands of outstanding ophthalmologists and optometrists who have been working side by side and in...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 5:58 AM
Who: Robert Swinger, 35, Fort Lauderdale
Title: Owner and Chief Veterinary Ophthalmologist, Animal Eye Guys of South Florida, within the Hollywood Animal Hospital in addition to locations in Miami Beach and South Miami.
Started: January 1
| Mar 30, 2013
| 11:38 AM
Dr. Lorenz E. Zimmerman, the founder of modern ophthalmic pathology, who spent his nearly 60-year career studying diseases of the eye, died March 16 of complications from an infection at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. He was 92.
| Oct 2, 2012
| 4:24 PM
Makeup? Fine. Mask? Go for it. Hair dye? Just do it. Decorative contact lenses? Hold on there. Pennsylvania's opthamologists want to remind Halloween partiers that they should take a pass on those discount store contact lenses. It's illegal to sell them...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 12:11 PM
Q: I have never been a coffee drinker. I don't enjoy its taste, and I can't handle the caffeine because of an irregular heartbeat. But I've heard that coffee contains many antioxidants and other beneficial chemicals.
Does anyone make a coffee extract...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 3:25 PM
As revelers ring in 2012, there's bound to be bubbly nearby. Jennifer Pomrenke is the wine manager at Rouse's. She says sales skyrocket this time of year. "Doubles, if not triples in sales. We can barely keep the champagne on the shelves right now."...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 6:27 PM
Singer Art Garfunkel, a real estate magnate and an investor are putting $2 million in gold bullion on the line to inspire researchers to cure blindness by 2020, establishing through Johns Hopkins Medicine one of the world's largest prizes for a scientific...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 5:36 PM
The federal Food and Drug Administration identified 89 medical facilities in Maryland that bought drugs from the Massachusetts manufacturer being investigated for a national fungal meningitis outbreak.
The facilities are among more than 3,000 in numerous...