Autism, Vaccines, & Sleep Apnea: My Multi-Hit Theory

I remember during M&M (morbidity and mortality) rounds as a resident, our chairman felt strongly that an error never occurs in isolation. He insisted that a bad outcome happens from a series of mistakes, oversights and lack of communication. Even in engineering or aviation, whenever something goes wrong, there’s usually a series of events that […]

When Your Cold Is Not A Cold

Every time you get a cold, notice how it usually starts in the throat with a tickle, a scratch, or a slight cough. It then progresses into chest congestion or travels up into the ears and the sinuses. You’ll have a low grade fever, mild chills, and a runny nose. Even if you start out […]

When Your Cold Is Not A Cold

It’s cold and flu season again, and for many of you, drinking lots of liquids, getting enough sleep and eating chicken soup will be enough to bring you back to health. But for some others, you’ll have persistent or lingering problems that may make you wonder, could it be something else? Whether it’s a chronic […]