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    Dr. Bassett on CBS News – FDA extends EpiPen expiration dates because of shortage

Dr. Bassett on CBS News – FDA extends EpiPen expiration dates because of shortage

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is taking action to address the nationwide shortages of EpiPen. The agency says it’s extending the expiration dates by four months on some injectors. The EpiPen has been on the FDA’s drug shortages list since last May due to supply, distribution and manufacturing issues. Having the life-saving medication on back order has hit families across the country hard. Six-year-old Nathan Schuller-Meyer has a life-threatening food allergy and doesn’t leave home without his EpiPen. But his mom says finding one this summer hasn’t been easy. Read More: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/fda-extends-epipen-expiration-dates-because-of-shortage/ Watch the Video: https://www.cbsnews.com/video/fda-epipen-expiration-dates-extended-ease-shortages/
By |August 23rd, 2018|CBS News|Comments Off on Dr. Bassett on CBS News – FDA extends EpiPen expiration dates because of shortage
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    Dr. Bassett on CBS WDTV – Pollen explosion causing a severe allergy season

Dr. Bassett on CBS WDTV – Pollen explosion causing a severe allergy season

Link to Video: http://www.wdtv.com/content/news/Pollen-explosion-causing-a-severe-allergy-season-482204131.html
By |May 10th, 2018|CBS News, Outdoor Allergies|Comments Off on Dr. Bassett on CBS WDTV – Pollen explosion causing a severe allergy season
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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 on CBS This Morning – How to Fight Insect Bites This Summer

Dr. Bassett on CBS This Morning – How to Fight Insect Bites This Summer

Link to Video: http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/best-ways-to-fight-insect-bites-this-summer
By |July 8th, 2015|CBS News, CBS This Morning|Comments Off on Dr. Bassett on CBS This Morning – How to Fight Insect Bites This Summer

Dr. Bassett on CBS New York – Summer Fixes For Sunburns

By |June 29th, 2015|CBS New York, CBS News|Comments Off on Dr. Bassett on CBS New York – Summer Fixes For Sunburns
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    Dr. Bassett on CBS This Morning – How to deal with increasing threat of poison ivy

Dr. Bassett on CBS This Morning – How to deal with increasing threat of poison ivy

Link to Video: http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/how-to-deal-with-increasing-threat-of-poison-ivy/
By |June 10th, 2015|CBS News, Plant Allergies|Comments Off on Dr. Bassett on CBS This Morning – How to deal with increasing threat of poison ivy
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    Dr. Bassett on CBS This Morning – Best ways to fight insect bites this summer

Dr. Bassett on CBS This Morning – Best ways to fight insect bites this summer

Link to Video: http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/best-ways-to-fight-insect-bites-this-summer/
By |May 26th, 2015|CBS News, Insect Bites, Outdoor Allergies|Comments Off on Dr. Bassett on CBS This Morning – Best ways to fight insect bites this summer
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    Dr. Bassett on CBS This Morning – “Pollen storm” may not let up anytime soon

Dr. Bassett on CBS This Morning – “Pollen storm” may not let up anytime soon

Link to Video: http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/pollen-tsunami-behind-allergy-misery-this-spring
By |May 11th, 2015|Allergic Living, Allergy News, Allergy Tips, Asthma News, CBS News, Outdoor Allergies|Comments Off on Dr. Bassett on CBS This Morning – “Pollen storm” may not let up anytime soon

Dr Bassett on CBS This Morning Show

Dr. Clifford Bassett, the medical director at Allergy and Asthma Care of New York, joined “CBS This Morning” to discuss the how to survive what could be a brutal spring. He told the co-hosts that experts can already predict the severity of the allergy season. “Precipitation, all that rain and snow, record temperatures, a lot of good stuff for those root systems of trees […]
By |March 20th, 2014|Allergy News, Allergy Tips, CBS News, Plant Allergies, Seasonal Allergies|Comments Off on Dr Bassett on CBS This Morning Show

Holiday Action Plan to Stay Ahead of Allergic Reactions

In a recent CBS News report on holiday allergy reactions, Dr Clifford Bassett recommends that health warnings during the holiday season often focus on reducing stress or curbing how much people are eating and drinking, but for the millions of Americans who suffer from allergies, the holidays could carry a whole host of health risks. Dr. Clifford Bassett, a clinical assistant professor of medicine at NYU Langone Medical Center in New York City and director of Allergy & Asthma Care of New […]
By |November 4th, 2013|Allergy News, Allergy Tips, CBS News, Seasonal Allergies|Comments Off on Holiday Action Plan to Stay Ahead of Allergic Reactions