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  • Time to assess for asthma.

    By: Robyn Kreiner M.D. and Raphael Strauss, M.D., Strauss Allergy & Asthma (Commack & Westbury, NY) Asthma is an inflammatory disease of the airways of the lung. Symptoms are cough, shortness of breath and/or wheezing.  Note that a chronic or recurrent cough can be a symptom of ... Read More!

    The time to start quitting is now!

    By: Dr. Ralph Strauss, Strauss Allergy & Asthma (Commack & Westbury, NY) The time to start quitting is now! Cigarette smoking is the leading preventable cause of death in the U.S.A.    Half of people who smoke will die from it. What if I am not ready to quit yet? Smoking is a ... Read More!

    2017 Solar Eclipse: How to enjoy while keeping your family safe

    By: Dr. Eric Levene, Chester Pediatrics (Whiteplains, NY) The Solar eclipse, August 21, is a rare occurrence in the continental United States. Use this opportunity to stimulate your child’s interest in science while creating a bonding experience you will talk about for years. Just make sure to ... Read More!

    World Breastfeeding Week

    By: Dr. Lauren G. Macaluso, Breastfeeding Medicine (New Hyde Park, NY) Happy World Breastfeeding Week! This is the 25th World Breastfeeding Week coordinated by WABA, the World Alliance of Breastfeeding Action. WABA is a global network of individuals and organizations concerned with the ... Read More!

    Herpes and your baby

    By: Dr. Karen Lidoshore- Fuld, Pediatric Health Associates (Plainview, NY) Many of you have seen or heard about the recent death of an 18 day old baby girl following infection with Herpes Simplex Virus from a kiss.  It is important for us to remember that this type of transmission to a newborn ... Read More!