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What is Immunotherapy and Can It Cure My Allergies? Aug 6th, 2020

Allergen-specific immunotherapy was first introduced over 100 years ago for the treatment of grass pollen allergies (hay fever). These days, individuals with seasonal allergies, indoor allergies, bee sting allergies, allergic rhinitis, and even certain types of asthma find long-lasting relief from their symptoms with immunotherapy. Dr. Benjamin Laracuente is a...

Why Asthma Can Hit Harder When You're an Adult Jul 30th, 2020

May is National Asthma Awareness Month and we’re happy to join with health care providers across the nation in providing information about adult-onset asthma and how it can affect your health. Dr. Benjamin A. Laracuente is a highly respected pulmonologist who leads the team here at Tristate Pulmonary Medical Practice...

How to Manage Your COPD Medications Jun 2nd, 2020

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a serious medical condition for which there is no cure. However, ongoing advances in medical technology and available medications give physicians more tools than ever to help slow its progression and improve your ability to lead an active, fulfilling life. Dr. Benjamin A. Laracuente...

You Could Have Sleep Apnea and Not Know It Mar 25th, 2020

Many people snore now and then, especially in a deep sleep or if lying on their back. An occasional snore is nothing to be concerned about. Even a regular pattern of snoring isn’t dangerous — unless your sleep partner is ready to take action! But sometimes, regular snoring can be...