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