Atopic Dermatitis: More Than Just Dry Skin.

Atopic dermatitis is the most common form of eczema treated by allergists. Often when we ask the parents of children what they know about atopic dermatitis, they respond that it is “just really bad dry skin.” The reality is much more complex.  This disease is a chronic inflammatory skin disorder that is genetically transmitted in … Continued

Asthma Can Be Deadly!

But it doesn’t have to be. The recent death of child Broadway actress Laurel Griggs from asthma made the news this past week. Many do not realize that asthma can be a fatal disease despite the fact that 3,500 to 5,000 Americans die each year from acute asthma attacks and countless others go to the … Continued