Treating Your Baby’s Cold: Nasal Saline & Suction – Boys Town Pediatrics
09
November

Treating Your Baby’s Cold: Nasal Saline & Suction – Boys Town Pediatrics

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Babies are obligate nasal breathers. They basically have to breathe through their nose when they eat and when they sleep. So when they get a cold, they have lots of nasal congestion and they have a hard time eating and sleeping, which is what they do most of the day. Our mainstay of treatment for […]


Getting to Know Dr. Nicki Nair – Boys Town National Research Hospital
06
October

Getting to Know Dr. Nicki Nair – Boys Town National Research Hospital

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Hi. I am Dr. Nicki Nair. I am an allergist. I went to medical school in India, and I have been practicing at Boys Town for the past 20 years. Well I wanted to be a professional and liked sciences. And I also liked to work with people. I love to work with people. And […]


Common Irritants that can trigger Asthma or Allergy Symptoms – Boys Town National Research Hospital
03
October

Common Irritants that can trigger Asthma or Allergy Symptoms – Boys Town National Research Hospital

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Irritants are things that can trigger asthma or allergy like symptoms. They may not necessarily be an allergy like a pollen or mold or cat or dog but they can be equally bothersome. Some examples would be things like cigarette smoke, strong perfumes or chemical smells, infections, sometimes just changes in temperature or humidity can […]


We’re Boys Town National Research Hospital

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

We want to change the way America cares for children, for families, and for communities. “Bopp…Bopp… Bopp…Yes…Yes…Yes!” When she first heard her first sound, we were so happy we didn’t even cry, if that makes sense. Our ultimate goal is to get her to spoken language. “Hi Daddy!” “Hi Chloe!” “Daddy!” Being able to provide […]


Dr. Brian Kelly – Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Hello, my name is Brian Kelly and I’m an allergist here at Boys Town. I completed my medical school training at the University of Missouri in Kansas City. I then moved on to Milwaukee, where I completed my pediatric residency at the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and my allergy/immunology fellowship at the Medical College of […]


Allergic Rhinitis – Boys Town Ear, Nose & Throat Institute
09
September

Allergic Rhinitis – Boys Town Ear, Nose & Throat Institute

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Allergic rhinitis is an allergy in the nose and generally when exposed to an allergy the nose produces secretions, causes your nose to itch and may cause your eyes to itch. Generally I see more allergic rhinitis in the fall and the spring, although some people have symptoms year round. In the fall we often […]


Dr. Jill Hanson – Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
25
August

Dr. Jill Hanson – Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Hi. My name is Jill Hanson and I’m an allergist here at Boys Town. As far as my medical background, I went to medical school here in Omaha at the University of Nebraska Medical Center before moving to Kansas City for my pediatric residency at Children’s Mercy Hospital. I decided to stay down in Kansas […]