November 22, 2013
by Dr. Megan Stauffer
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Epinephrine in Schools

Last week President Obama signed into law the “School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act,” which was passed by the House and Senate at the end of October. This is definitely a step in the right direction in addressing the growing epidemic … Continue reading

November 21, 2013
by Dr. John Overholt
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The Post-Antibiotic Era: Bronchitis

Part II of the when-not-to-use-antibiotics post will deal with another common ailment:  Bronchitis. We’ll be dealing with acute bronchitis, not chronic bronchitis due to long-term smoking, which is a different animal altogether. The term bronchitis is fairly non-specific. It simply … Continue reading

November 13, 2013
by Dr. Megan Stauffer
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Acetaminophen and Asthma

No parents want their child to suffer. When your child is sick, especially with a fever, he or she can feel miserable, which in turn makes you feel miserable, too! Fever-reducing medications, such as acetaminophen (Tylenol) and ibuprophen (Motrin) have … Continue reading

November 13, 2013
by Dr. John Overholt
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The Post-Antibiotic Era: Adult Upper Respiratory Infections

It’s no secret that antibiotics are becoming less and less effective. The Centers for Disease Control has launched a campaign to educate both doctors and the general public about antibiotic use and to cajole them into actually doing the right … Continue reading