Allergies

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

Woman Blowing Nose (credit: clipart)

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

Woman holding her nose (file / credit: clipart.com)

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

Peanuts (Clip Art)

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

Whooping Cough Vaccination (Justin Sullivan/Getty)

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

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

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