Asthma and Pets

Asthma and Pets

America is a nation of pet lovers!  As a matter of fact, it is estimated that, across the country, Americans have around 100 million pets! They provide comfort, companionship and joy and are an important part of many households. This is why pet allergies are such a...
Atrial Septal Defect

Atrial Septal Defect

You might have heard about someone being born with a defect in their heart and wondered exactly what that meant. In this article, we are going to look at one of the most common heart defects called an atrial septal defect. In the United States, between 4 and 8 out of...
Apnea of Prematurity

Apnea of Prematurity

If you have a baby brother or sister who was born earlier than they should have been, chances are they might have had to stay in the hospital for a while before going home.  One of these reasons is that they tend to have breathing problems, one of which is called...