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Allergy Experts Warn Of ‘Pollen Tsunami’

If you’ve been waking up lately with red, itchy eyes or stuffed up sinuses, you are not suffering alone.

05/11/2015

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Doctor Advises Those With Allergies To Get Ready For Pollen ‘Explosion’

While the groundhog wipes sleep from his eyes, Spring is a little behind.

04/04/2015

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Allergy Expert: Expect Explosion Of Pollen This Spring

Dr. Leonard Bielory with Rutgers University’s Robert Wood Johnson Medical School says to get ready for a one-two punch, as trees play catch-up.

03/30/2015

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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

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Fordham University Professor Develops Device To Track Localized Pollen Levels

While pollen levels can’t be predicted too far in advance due to weather variables, Fordham University’s Guy Robinson has developed a pollen trap to better predict pollen counts at a local level.

04/04/2014

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Allergy Tablets Could Provide Relief For Sufferers In Time For Spring Allergy Season

The tablet contains grass pollen and dissolves under the tongue. Allergy sufferers would take the tablet daily for 12 weeks before grass pollen season and for 6 to 8 weeks during the season, or for up to three years straight.

01/17/2014

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

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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

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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

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Tree Pollen Count In N.J. Soars After Wet Spring, Snowy Winter

Coughing, sneezing and itchy eyes are all signs that allergy season has hit New Jersey with a vengeance. Holy Name Medical Center allergy director Dr. Theodore Falk said tree pollen “just exploded” a week ago because it has been a cool spring.

05/10/2011

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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 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