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Allergies

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

Sneezing Person (file / credit: clipart.com)

Mild Winter Means Early Allergies In New Jersey

Pollen counters are getting an early start at Dr. Leonard Bielory’s office in Springfield. “March 10 has usually been our regular. February 22, 23, and 24 are not the normal times,” he said.

02/24/2012

Pollen on ragweed plant (credit: AP)

Rutgers Studying Link Between Pollen Release And Climate Change

Ragweed pollen has hit the air a few weeks earlier then usual. It’s a pattern that’s been developing over the past 20 years, says Dr. Leonard Bielory.

08/14/2011

Ragweed (credit: Leonard Bielory)

Stories From Main Street: Springfield, NJ

Battling allergies is a complicated fight, as one a local radio journalist knows about firsthand.

05/16/2011

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Allergy Sufferers Could Be Making Matters Worse For Themselves

This is an especially tough and brutal time for many people with allergies. Even with medicine and other remedies, people do things everyday that could be making their allergies even worse.

05/11/2011

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Tri-State Residents Dealing With Plenty Of Pollen & Aggravating Allergies

It hardly seems like the time to be shutting up the house, but for allergy sufferers, that may be precisely the ticket for surviving this pollen-coated spring.

05/09/2011

Pollen Counts High in New York City

Eye On New York: On Allergies

The bright days of spring are certainly welcome after a long dark winter but not for everyone. If you have allergies, your runny nose and watery eyes can lead to an even more serious condition.

05/01/2011

Sneeze - (file / credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Spring Allergy ‘Season Of Sneezin’ Kicks Off Around Tri-State Area

The wet winter and brief warm spell in March have contributed to an early allergy season.

04/06/2011

Pollen Begins Exploding Across Tri-State After Cold, Wet Winter

Allergist researchers from Rutgers University say because of the cold and wet winter, the Tri-State is going to have a high pollen count.

03/19/2011

AP Graphic

Early Allergies

Did you see Elise Finch’s 6 p.m. report on allergy season coming earlier than usual this year?

03/02/2011

Plastic Jack-o'-lantern full of candy (Credit: AP)

Parents Beware: Check Out Your Kids’ Halloween Haul

Kids love Halloween because they get a ton of candy, and they get it fast – but that can often be a cause of concern for parents. Parents should check their kids’ candy hauls as soon as they return from trick-or-treating.

10/31/2010

Boy Blowing His Nose into a Handkerchief

A Guide To Kids’ Colds And Allergies In NYC

It’s that time of year again—the time when kids go back to school and show us how well they share (by doing so with their germs).

CBS New York–10/20/2010

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Have Allergies? It Could Really Be Non-Allergic Rhinitis

Do you seem to always have a runny or stuffy nose? Maybe you chalk it up to a cold you can’t shake or allergies, but this goes beyond allergies.

10/05/2010

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