• Bad News for Asthmatic Patients: Primatene Mist is Back in the Pharmacies

    I just read in The New York Times today that after a decade the FDA approved putting the asthma inhaler Primatene Mist back on the pharmacy shelves. A new version of this once popular asthma inhaler will soon return to stores. For people 12 and older, it is used for temporary relief of mild intermittent […]

  • A Close Shave with a Medical Disaster

    I just had two cases in the past week that reminded me that everyday hygiene tasks can have profound implications on our health. The two stories are very different in many ways but there is a common bond that does link the two stories. I hope you will read these two stories and appreciate how […]