| Mar 6, 2013
| 5:07 PM
Q: I used Cialis several years ago for erectile dysfunction. After using it twice, I lost all the hearing in one ear. I really wonder if the benefits are worth the loss of hearing.
What other medications are available for the prostate? (Flomax does me...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 1:10 PM
When you think of allergies you probably think of sneezing and wheezing, but there's another type of allergy that's relatively new. It can make it painful to swallow.
This allergy can affect your esophagus which is the tube that transports food to the...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 2:18 PM
Dr. Allan Greissman of Pediatric Critical Care of South Florida dispels some common misconceptions parents may have about their children’s health.
1. Kids in day care get sick more often
While it may seem that kids in daycare get sick more often,...
| May 29, 2013
| 6:45 PM
My kids have pretty bad seasonal allergies, but this year -- because I am a thoughtless and heartless mom -- I’ve put them through the spring allergy season three times. No, really.
In April, before any buds appeared here in New England, I brought...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 5:28 PM
The first winter after Danielle Smith bought her house in North Baltimore, the 35-year-old schoolteacher wondered if it even had a furnace, it was so cold and drafty.
Now, with almost all new windows and several other energy-efficiency retrofits, Smith...
| Apr 24, 2013
University of Chicago researchers said they have identified a genetic marker that will help identify children most likely to develop asthma after they catch a cold.
The researchers found that 90 percent of children under age 3 who wheezed after catching...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 11:23 PM
Lourdes Bustamante said she has never experienced winds as strong as those that tore through Imperial County on Monday.
Bustamante, who has worked as a gas station attendant for 16 years at the USA gas station near the intersection of Imperial and...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 5:15 AM
PETOSKEY — The snow may not be gone yet, but you better grab a tissue — spring allergy season is on the way.
Each year, about 50 million Americans are impacted by nasal allergies, which is the sixth leading cause of chronic disease in the...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Inhaled corticosteroids are often used to treat asthma, but trying to figure out if the therapy is necessary — and at what dose — can be tricky.
Now, a new, noninvasive breath test called fractional exhaled nitric oxide, or FeNO, has taken...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 4:23 PM
The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America's annual report on metropolitan areas' spring allergy season is out and it has some news that local allergy sufferers may find hard to believe. The Lehigh Valley's ranking among the most sniffling, sneeziest...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 9:00 AM
South Florida has long been known for pollen-related allergies, often referred to as hay fever. An average of 15 percent to 20 percent of people in the United States suffer from it. It is important to recognize what pollen is, where it can be found, and...