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Beth E. Corn MD, on Allergy Concerns: Part 2

5 Steps To Minimizing Allergies In Your Home

Beth E. Corn. MD, Assistant Professor, Allergy & Immunology, Icahn School of Medicine, offers advice on how to minimize common allergies in your home caused by pet dander, dust mites, and cockroaches. Her simple tips on how to keep allergies at bay in your home include: 1. Purchasing barrier covers...

Beth E. Corn, MD, on Allergy Concerns: Part 2

5 Signs a Child Should See a Pediatric Allergist

Beth E. Corn, MD, Assistant Professor, Allergy & Immunology, Icahn School of Medicine, expounds on the most prevalent food allergies seen in children and adults. The six most common food allergies seen in pediatric patients are: egg, milk, tree nuts, peanuts, soy, and wheat. For adults the four most...
While the importance of childhood immunizations is undeniable, rising prices are beginning to present a roadblock, a New York Times article reports. According to the CDC, the average cost to vaccinate a child to age eighteen has risen from $100 to $2,192 since 1986, and some doctors are having trouble...