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    Dr. Bassett Contributes to Women’s Health Magazine – This Woman’s Peanut Allergy Left Her Paralyzed

Dr. Bassett Contributes to Women’s Health Magazine – This Woman’s Peanut Allergy Left Her Paralyzed

One woman in the U.K. who is allergic to nuts was left paralyzed and brain damaged after accidentally eating nuts at a restaurant—and her family is speaking out about her experience. Amy May and her parents Sue and Roger recently went on the British show ITV This Morning to talk about the devastating incident. According to Sue, Amy was on a trip to Budapest with her friends in 2014 when she ordered a meal at a restaurant. Amy, who was 26 at the time, told the wait staff about her allergy, showed them an allergy information card printed in the local language […]
By |August 24th, 2017|Food Allergies, Women's Health|Comments Off on Dr. Bassett Contributes to Women’s Health Magazine – This Woman’s Peanut Allergy Left Her Paralyzed
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    Dr. Bassett Contributes to SELF – Food Allergies Are Sending More and More Adults to the Hospital

Dr. Bassett Contributes to SELF – Food Allergies Are Sending More and More Adults to the Hospital

Food allergies are nothing short of terrifying—especially if they’re severe. And, unfortunately, they seem to be skyrocketing. At least that’s the takeaway from a scary new report that found that insurance claims for diagnoses of anaphylactic food reactions (a life-threatening allergic reaction that can cause a person’s throat to close) have increased 377 percent across the country between 2007 and 2016. But it’s not totally clear what that jump actually means. The findings are courtesy of FAIR Health, a national non-profit that has access to 24 billion health insurance claims filed by 150 million people. Per the company’s data, claims […]
By |August 24th, 2017|Food Allergies, Self|Comments Off on Dr. Bassett Contributes to SELF – Food Allergies Are Sending More and More Adults to the Hospital
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    Dr. Bassett Contributes to New Jersey 101.5 – Hospital ERs not giving out the right anti-allergy medication, study finds

Dr. Bassett Contributes to New Jersey 101.5 – Hospital ERs not giving out the right anti-allergy medication, study finds

A new study by the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology finds half of all children who suffered a severe allergic reaction, known as anaphylaxis, and then went to a hospital emergency room had not been given epinephrine, the drug of choice to treat this condition. “It’s shocking as an allergist to see this under-utilization. We know that anaphylaxis can be life threatening,” said Dr. Clifford Bassett, a spokesman for the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. Read More: http://nj1015.com/hospital-ers-not-giving-out-the-right-anti-allergy-medication-study-finds/
By |August 4th, 2017|New Jersey 101.5|Comments Off on Dr. Bassett Contributes to New Jersey 101.5 – Hospital ERs not giving out the right anti-allergy medication, study finds
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    Dr. Bassett Contributes to Self – 10 Little Ways to Keep Allergies From Ruining Your Life

Dr. Bassett Contributes to Self – 10 Little Ways to Keep Allergies From Ruining Your Life

If you have seasonal allergies, you know they can be a life ruiner—especially the pollen allergy symptoms. All the sneezing, wheezing, and sinus headaches can completely change your view of summer. Outdoor run? PASS. Drinks outside? Can we not? And even when you try to be careful, sometimes the symptoms will wreak havoc on your life anyway. During allergy season, pollen spores float through the air and can get all over your body, including in your eyes, Clifford W. Bassett, M.D., founder and medical director of Allergy and Asthma Care of New York, tells SELF. He recommends investing in a pair […]
By |July 21st, 2017|Indoor Allergies, Outdoor Allergies, Self|Comments Off on Dr. Bassett Contributes to Self – 10 Little Ways to Keep Allergies From Ruining Your Life
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    Dr. Bassett Contributes to CBS News – Study Suggests Kids With Severe Allergies Not Getting Medication In Time

Dr. Bassett Contributes to CBS News – Study Suggests Kids With Severe Allergies Not Getting Medication In Time

A new study suggests many kids with severe, potentially deadly allergies are not getting the medication they need right away. Maya Alony never leaves her house without her EpiPen. “My main allergies are peanuts, nuts, avocado and cherries,” Alony said, “those are my like deathly allergies.” The 18-year-old has had several life threatening reactions known as anaphylaxis and has had to inject herself. “I was like 15, so I was really scared,” Alony said. Read More: http://miami.cbslocal.com/2017/07/12/study-kids-allergies-medication/
By |July 13th, 2017|CBS News, Indoor Allergies, Outdoor Allergies|Comments Off on Dr. Bassett Contributes to CBS News – Study Suggests Kids With Severe Allergies Not Getting Medication In Time
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    Dr. Bassett Contributes to Daily Burn – Why We’re Getting Allergies as Adults (And What to Do About It)

Dr. Bassett Contributes to Daily Burn – Why We’re Getting Allergies as Adults (And What to Do About It)

Wilson Kimball was 40 years old when she found herself in the emergency room vomiting and suffering a severe migraine. Doctors were unable to pinpoint the cause, so after several days of testing, they released Kimball. On the way home, she stopped at her favorite deli and ordered tuna salad, made the Italian way with oil and vinegar instead of mayonnaise. The vomiting immediately returned, but this time Kimball was able to help doctors figure out the culprit: An allergy to the mold in vinegar. Read More: http://dailyburn.com/life/health/adult-allergies-food-allergies-symptoms
By |May 30th, 2017|Daily Burn|Comments Off on Dr. Bassett Contributes to Daily Burn – Why We’re Getting Allergies as Adults (And What to Do About It)

Dr. Bassett Contributes to Player FM – The TJ Show

Laurie Kirby speaks with allergist Dr. Clifford Basset. Listen to the podcast here: https://player.fm/series/the-tj-show/doctor-clifford-bassett
By |May 22nd, 2017|Player FM|Comments Off on Dr. Bassett Contributes to Player FM – The TJ Show
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    Dr. Bassett on ABC Eyewitness News – Allergy Levels at Their Worst

Dr. Bassett on ABC Eyewitness News – Allergy Levels at Their Worst

Read More: http://abc7ny.com/health/allergy-levels-at-their-worst-/1945491/
By |May 3rd, 2017|ABC News|Comments Off on Dr. Bassett on ABC Eyewitness News – Allergy Levels at Their Worst
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    Dr. Bassett Contributes to Today.com – Shower plants are a thing – here’s why you should consider them in your bathroom

Dr. Bassett Contributes to Today.com – Shower plants are a thing – here’s why you should consider them in your bathroom

Want to make your bathroom feel more like a luxury spa? Try a shower plant. It’s one of the hottest home decor trends taking over Pinterest right now and besides being absolutely beautiful, it can bring some major benefits. Shane Pliska, president of Planterra Interior Landscaping in Detroit, said that plants in the bathroom are becoming the norm. “Whenever we do a home, we will always put a plant in the master bedroom spa area,” he told TODAY Home. “Even in small spaces, plants can work quite well in the shower.” The daily habit of showering will help your bathroom plants thrive, he explained. […]
By |May 3rd, 2017|Today|Comments Off on Dr. Bassett Contributes to Today.com – Shower plants are a thing – here’s why you should consider them in your bathroom
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    Dr. Bassett Contributes to mindbodygreen.com – The Surprising Foods That Are Making Your Seasonal Allergies Worse

Dr. Bassett Contributes to mindbodygreen.com – The Surprising Foods That Are Making Your Seasonal Allergies Worse

Allergy season is in full swing, and many of us are looking for anything that can give us relief from the headaches, itchy eyes, sneezing, and constant fatigue record-high pollen counts are causing. With that in mind, we chatted with Dr. Clifford Bassett, author of The New Allergy Solution: Supercharge Resistance, SlashMedication, Stop Suffering. He shared the surprising phenomenon that’s making your allergies worse, and exactly how to feel better. Many people who suffer from seasonal allergies might be surprised to discover that they’re more sensitive to certain foods during allergy season. This phenomenon is called oral allergy syndrome (OAS) and […]
By |April 11th, 2017|Allergic Living, Allergy News, mindbodygreen, Outdoor Allergies|Comments Off on Dr. Bassett Contributes to mindbodygreen.com – The Surprising Foods That Are Making Your Seasonal Allergies Worse