The Importance of Getting The Flu Shot

Each flu season, many people debate whether or not they should get a flu shot. However, when we are deciding what is the best thing to do for our children/adolescents with asthma, we need to have a better understanding of the facts and fears we have towards the flu...

About Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection (RSV)

Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection (RSV) is a very contagious virus that affects a majority of infants before age 2, and is most common in late fall to early spring. Most children’s RSV appears as a common cold, but a few infant’s RSV can cause serious problems...

January is Radon Awareness Month

January is Radon Awareness Month, and Western Pennsylvanians should take the time to learn about it.  Radon comes from the breakdown of trace amounts of uranium in our soil.  As a gas, it moves up into our homes where it is trapped and presents a danger to us in the...