Beat the Winter Bugs

By Dr. Tanya Remer Altmann Stuffy noses, coughs and sore throats. Why does it seem like your children are sick all winter long? Is it safe to send them to school? Are they contagious? When should I call the pediatrician?…

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Enjoying Allergy and Asthma Season…Yes, there is a way!

By Tanya Remer Altmann, MD and Candace Remer, MD Asthma is the most common chronic childhood illness, causing almost 2 million emergency room visits and more than 5,000 deaths each year. Allergies affect millions of children and if untreated, interfere…

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Whooping Cough Outbreak in Southern California

The number of confirmed cases of whooping cough in Southern California is 4 times higher this year than last year and it has been reported that five babies have died of this preventable disease. My phones have been ringing with…

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