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Posted on Sep 26, 2017

As of publishing this blog post, my hometown of San Diego is/was in the middle of one of the largest Hepatitis A outbreaks in a long time. 16 people have died and hundreds more have fallen ill. While those affected are primarily homeless and illicit…



Posted on Jul 25, 2016

Last week the phrase heat dome entered our vernacular.  Along with the extreme heat we are feeling in my hometown of San Diego, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency (NOAA) has issued excessive heat warnings for the Central and Eastern United States, with temperature expected…



Posted on Apr 27, 2016

If you’ve ever heard it, you will never forget it: the sound of a child with a croup cough, which has a very distinctive sound. Unfortunately, you’ll typically hear it in the middle of the night, so you are going to need to know what to…



Posted on Nov 9, 2015

Every fall/winter we go through the same dreaded respiratory virus season.  What exactly does that mean?  For doctors it means very busy days in the office.  For patients it means lots of colds, coughs, croup, sinus infections, RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) and influenza to name…



Posted on Dec 10, 2014

Fever phobia is alive and well.  Nothing sends a family to the ER at 2 in the morning like a high fever.  So what is a fever and when do parents need to worry?  Keep in mind that a fever is defined by a body…



Posted on Mar 7, 2012

This time of year, it feels like all I do is talk about fevers. There are a ton of misconceptions about fevers (temperatures of 100.5°  F, 38 C, or higher) that cause anxiety, leading to unnecessary doctor and hospital visits — and you don’t want to be in…




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