Apnea Monitor Alarms

If your child has been prescribed an apnea monitor, there are several alarms that you may hear from the monitor. Let’s take a look at each one and what they mean. Apnea alarm. As the name implies, this alarm sounds when your child does not breath for 20 seconds or greater. If you hear this … Continue reading Apnea Monitor Alarms

Asthma 101

Asthma is the most common chronic disorder in childhood. An estimated 6.1 million children under 18 years of age, are currently living with asthma. Asthma is one of the leading causes of school absence. It's also the third leading cause of hospitalizations for children under 15. Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disorder that causes the … Continue reading Asthma 101

Toxic Vape

Some of you looked at that title and got very confused. Vape is safe and just water vapor right? Vape companies marketing their products as a safer option than cigarettes recently got them in trouble with the FDA. A good analogy of cigarettes vs vape is to think of someone driving at 100 mph with … Continue reading Toxic Vape