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Allergy Season In Full Bloom Following Abnormally Cold Winter

The flowers and trees in Central Park seem to be bursting into spring.

04/14/2014

Spring allergies are beginning weeks early this year, doctors say. (credit: ThinkStock)

Doctors: Allergies Springing Early This Year

Allergists say the spring allergy season is starting as much as three weeks early due to what they’re calling “Polar Pollen Syndrome.”

03/17/2014

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Study: Eating Nuts While Pregnant May Prevent Allergy In Children

The study found that exposing your unborn child to nuts may prepare their immune system to handle nuts after they’re born.

12/23/2013

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Couch Calls: Answering Your Health Questions

This week, Dr. Sharma answered questions about vitamins, epi-pens, how to stop snoring and lowering your cholesterol.

09/26/2013

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Allergy Shots Could Help Take The Sting Out Of Bee And Wasp Attacks

A deadly type of allergic reaction is on the rise and more than a million Americans may be at risk.

08/09/2013

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Seen At 11: Drowsy Drivers May Put Your Family At Risk This Summer

If your summer plans include driving you could come across a new danger on the roads this year. Certain allergy medications might be affecting users behind the wheel.

06/17/2013

Post-Superstorm Sandy Allergies

Aftermath Of Hurricane Sandy Making For Dreadful Allergy Season

Six months after Superstorm Sandy, an unwelcome development is set to make the months to come miserable for allergy sufferers.

04/29/2013

4.8.13 Allergy Fixes

Natural Remedies For Allergies

Spring has sprung — and so has allergy season. Herbalist Sara Chana visited The Couch to show us how to get a handle on it with homeopathy.

04/08/2013

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Experts Warn Allergy Season Could Be Worse Due To Superstorm Sandy

There could be a one-two punch this allergy season. That’s because the normal springtime allergies could be coupled with mold hidden behind the walls of homes flooded by Sandy.

04/07/2013

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Superstorm Sandy Could Mean Especially Bad Allergy Season

Spring begins a week from tomorrow, which means allergy season is fast approaching.

03/12/2013

Water line at the Heckman's home after Sandy (credit: Danielle Heckman)

City Warns Of Continuing Health Threats In Wake Of Sandy

Superstorm Sandy may be more than a month behind us, but the danger still lingers in damaged homes.

12/01/2012

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Councilman Wants To Require NYC Restaurants To List Potential Allergy-Inducing Ingredients In Foods

“It would simply state we either have these ingredients or we don’t have these ingredients,” said councilman David Greenfield.

09/12/2012

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Adults At Greater Risk For Whooping Cough With 30,000 New Cases Reported Each Year

You probably think of Whooping Cough as a kid’s sickness that was eliminated decades ago by a childhood vaccine.

08/15/2012

Joggers on the boardwalk at Sunken Meadow State Park - Kings Park, NY - Apr 16, 2012 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Basking Ridge, N.J. Hits 95 Degrees April 16; Unusually Warm Weather Brings Red Flag Brush Fire Warnings

The heat is on in the Big Apple. Temperatures are expected to be about 25 degrees above normal, making it feel like July.

04/16/2012

Flowers in Central Park - New York, NY - Mar 22, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Early Spring Means First Time Allergies For Some

Tuesday was the first full day of spring, but it’s felt like the new season for quite some time here in the Tri-State Area. Now some are relishing this warm weather, but for some with allergies, it has been miserable.

03/22/2012

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