How the Allergrinch Stole Christmas

            The title is terrible and an obvious play on a great Doctors notable contribution to the literature. Okay, Dr. Seuss was not a physician and his books are often read to our children. A seasonal contribution is the all- time favorite, How The Grinch Stole Christmas. The AllerGrinch may not have stolen anything, his […]

December 11, 2012 · fleickly · 3 Comments
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Golden Rules of Pediatric Allergy- circa 1960

I was recently purging my files and came across this handout. Unfortunately there is no date, no author and there are no references for these statements. This was given to me during my pediatric clerkship at Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital (Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio). Pediatrics was my first clerkship. […]

May 9, 2011 · fleickly · No Comments
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Practical Pediatrics- Providence, Rhode Island April, 2009

I had the chance to moderate a course given by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) last weekend. For many years I had the role as a speaker for these programs. These are great opportunities for primary caretakers, pediatricians and nurse practitioners to hear some very practical approaches to common problems in pediatrics. Providence, Rhode […]

April 8, 2009 · fleickly · One Comment
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My letter to the editor of Bottom Line Personal

I have never written a letter to the editor that I have actually sent. Most of them wind up in the circular file (aka file 13, trash etc). I usually feel better having written them, but I do not have a track record in this regard. Perhaps doing this blog has emboldened me. After all […]

February 15, 2009 · fleickly · No Comments
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Fenugreek and Legume Sensitivity

The case of Fenugreek Up until a week ago, I had never heard of fenugreek.  On my first day back at Riley to start the 2009 new year, I had a young man, just under 2 years of age who presented with concerns about reactions to legumes. The list of suspects included peas, green beans, […]

January 12, 2009 · fleickly · 7 Comments
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