Dr. Andrew S. Ting, MD

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Affiliation:

  • The Mount Sinai Health System, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Pulmonology:

    FRIDAY, March 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Stuffy noses are common among babies, but many parents aren't sure how to help, an expert says.

    "Babies can't blow their nose, so caregivers can feel helpless in offering relief," said Dr. Andrew Hotaling, a pediatric otolaryngologist at Loyola U...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Pulmonology:

    FRIDAY, March 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children who contract pneumonia during the first three years of life appear to face a higher risk of developing asthma, new research suggests.

    These findings raise concern that early childhood respiratory problems may have an enduring and negative...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Preventive Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, March 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children in southern California may be breathing easier these days compared with the 1990s, thanks to a big reduction in air pollution, a new study suggests.

    Researchers found that as air quality improved in five Los Angeles-area communities ov...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Pulmonology:

    FRIDAY, Feb. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- High levels of nicotine were found in the hair of many children with premature birth-related lung disease whose parents claimed not to smoke, a new study finds.

    The lung disease bronchopulmonary dysplasia often occurs in children who were born pre...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Infectious Disease:

    TUESDAY, Feb. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A doctor's recommendation and a patient's race may play a big role in whether or not people get an annual flu shot, new research reveals.

    Researchers from Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit surveyed about 475 patients and found that 90 percent of the...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Infectious Disease:

    FRIDAY, Feb. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- While the flu season continues to show signs that it has peaked, it is hitting those over 65 the hardest, sending record numbers of older Americans to the hospital, U.S. health officials reported Friday.

    Seniors may be hit harder by influenza this...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Infectious Disease:

    FRIDAY, Feb. 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- While levels of flu remain high throughout parts of the United States, some areas are reporting declines, government health officials reported Friday.

    "We have seen a national peak in influenza, but we are still seeing some increases in activity, s...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Pulmonology:

    FRIDAY, Feb. 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Premature babies have an increased risk of developing asthma, but are likely to grow out of the disease, new research says.

    "The study confirms that those born prematurely [less than 37 weeks of pregnancy] are more likely to suffer asthmatic sympto...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Long-term Care:

    TUESDAY, Feb. 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Only about one in two U.S. nursing home workers gets an annual flu shot, a new study says.

    "Low staff vaccination rates put vulnerable populations at risk of contracting influenza," wrote the authors of the study in the February issue of the Am...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Infectious Disease:

    THURSDAY, Jan. 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A cluster of 12 Colorado children are suffering muscle weakness and paralysis similar to that caused by polio, and doctors are concerned these cases could be linked to a nationwide outbreak of what's usually a rare respiratory virus.

    Despite tre...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Otolaryngology:

    MONDAY, Jan. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Using morphine at home to treat pain in children after tonsil and/or adenoid removal may cause life-threatening respiratory problems, according to a new study.

    "The evidence here clearly suggests children with obstructive sleep apnea should not be...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Pulmonology:

    TUESDAY, Jan. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new study challenges the widely held belief that inner-city children have a higher risk of asthma simply because of where they live.

    Race, ethnicity and income have much stronger effects on asthma risk than where children live, the Johns Hopkin...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Infectious Disease:

    THURSDAY, Jan. 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. health officials have hard numbers to back up their warnings that this season's flu shots are less than perfect: A new study finds the vaccine reduces your risk of needing medical care because of flu by only 23 percent.

    Most years, flu vac...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Infectious Disease:

    FRIDAY, Jan. 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The United States is in the grip of a particularly nasty flu season, federal health officials said Friday, due -- in large part -- to a strain of the virus that's hitting the elderly and children particularly hard.

    That strain is called H3N2 flu, a...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Infectious Disease:

    TUESDAY, Dec. 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The flu has reached epidemic levels in the United States, with 15 children dead so far this season, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Tuesday.

    Every state will likely have flu cases within the next few weeks, and mor...Full Article