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Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology News & Blog

Flu and Asthma Don't Mix

The 2017/2018 flu season was a record year with 172 children dying of the flu, 80% of whom did not receive the flu vaccine.* This statistic alone demonstrates how serious the flu can be for children, but what happens when... Read More

Oaklawn's Beadle Lake office receives quality recognition

Aug. 28, 2018   Oaklawn’s Beadle Lake facility receives milestone quality-assurance designation   MARSHALL – Oaklawn Medical Group’s Beadle Lake facility recently achieved recognition as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, a designation established by the National Committee for Quality Assurance. The designation... Read More

Tue, August 28, 2018 in News

Provider-Based Facility Billing

Oaklawn Medical Group is an outpatient department of Oaklawn. Medicare refers to this type of hospital-owned clinic as a “provider-based facility.” This designation impacts the way bills and copays are calculated under Medicare, which could also affect your out-of-pocket costs.... Read More

Tue, March 13, 2018 in News

Humidifiers & Indoor Allergies

When people think of seasonal allergies, winter isn’t exactly the first season that comes to mind. Usually it’s the biggest culprits like pollen and ragweed which strike during the warmer months, but cooler weather brings with it a unique set... Read More

The Basics of Influenza

With the arrival of flu season, it’s time to start heading to your local healthcare provider for a flu shot. Not sure if you should get one? Let’s take a look at some common questions surrounding this important topic. Can... Read More

Is Allergen Immunotherapy for Me?

Friends or family may suggest a special treatment called allergen immunotherapy, or allergy shots. For over 100 years, allergy shots have been used with very good efficacy in decreasing symptom severity, reducing the need for medications, and lessening asthma symptoms.... Read More

Ragweed Season Strikes Again

By: David Swender, D.O. Summers are a great time to enjoy the outdoor activities Michigan has to offer. In August, people from around Calhoun County get out to the Fairgrounds for a wonderful week of rides, animals and activities. Unfortunately,... Read More

Allergy's mysteries to be subject of free talk

The mysteries that swirl around the subject of allergies will be the focus of a free public talk at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 7, 2015. David Swender, D.O., will speak that evening in the classroom in the Ricketson Medical Building,... Read More

Fri, April 19, 2013 in News