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    Dr. Bassett Contributes to Huffington Post – Here’s Why Your Spring Allergies Are Already Flaring Up

Dr. Bassett Contributes to Huffington Post – Here’s Why Your Spring Allergies Are Already Flaring Up

It’s only the beginning of March, but spring allergies are already on the rise. Over at his office at Allergy and Asthma Care of New York, Dr. Clifford Bassett said he’s “already seeing a tenfold increase in the volume of phone calls of people complaining of allergies and allergy-like symptoms.” The reason for all those early calls? This more-or-less comfy, mild winter that many of us have enjoyed so far. Read More: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/allergy-season-2016
By |March 1st, 2016|Allergy News, Allergy Tips, HuffPost, Outdoor Allergies|Comments Off on Dr. Bassett Contributes to Huffington Post – Here’s Why Your Spring Allergies Are Already Flaring Up
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    Dr. Bassett Contributes to Huffington Post – Sorry, There’s No Such Thing As A Hypoallergenic Dog Breed

Dr. Bassett Contributes to Huffington Post – Sorry, There’s No Such Thing As A Hypoallergenic Dog Breed

Sorry to break it to you, but if you’re a dog-lover who’s allergic to pets, a hypoallergenic dog breed isn’t going to help much, since they technically don’t exist. “Contrary to the many marketing claims made to appeal to people with allergies to pets, there is no such thing as a hypoallergenic dog,” Franklin D. McMillan, a veterinarian and director of well-being studies at Best Friends Animal Society, told The Huffington Post in an email. “People can be allergic to anything, although for any one person certain animal species, breeds and even individuals may trigger fewer allergy symptoms than others,” he […]
By |November 30th, 2015|Allergy Tips, HuffPost|Comments Off on Dr. Bassett Contributes to Huffington Post – Sorry, There’s No Such Thing As A Hypoallergenic Dog Breed
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    Dr. Bassett Contributes to Huffington Post – 7 Science-Backed Reasons Having A Beard Is Good For You

Dr. Bassett Contributes to Huffington Post – 7 Science-Backed Reasons Having A Beard Is Good For You

Sporting a beard is arguably the most polarizing grooming choice a man can make. Whether you wear foot-long facial hair with pride or shave as soon as signs of a 5 o’clock shadow emerge, chances are you’ve received feedback on the state of your chin. But facial hair takes on a whole new meaning this month as men let themselves grow in honor of No-Shave November, the non-profit campaign to promote awareness of men’s cancers. The goal is to “grow awareness by embracing our hair, which many cancer patients lose, and letting it grow wild and free,” according to the organization’s website. You can donate the […]
By |November 4th, 2015|HuffPost|Comments Off on Dr. Bassett Contributes to Huffington Post – 7 Science-Backed Reasons Having A Beard Is Good For You

A Gluten Allergy vs. Celiac Disease

Gluten-free diets are all the rage, but for thousands of Americans with celiac disease, the need for internal well-being is far more than a weight loss gimmick. Yet diagnosis of celiac disease is notoriously hard to pin down. We discuss why. In this video on Huff Post Live, originally aired on November 19, 2014, Dr. Clifford Bassett discusses gluten allergies and cliac disease.  Learn more by watching the full video.

10 Worst Cities for Allergies Get Prepared

For the nearly 45 million Americans who suffer from seasonal allergies, the joy of springtime can be significantly dampened. But to help them plan ahead, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) has once again compiled a list of the most challenging places to live for people with allergies this spring — should it ever arrive. In fact, because of the sporadic warm days followed by snowfall, mold may be a bigger issue this year in addition to pollen, according to the AAFA. “No matter what time of the year […]
By |April 2nd, 2014|Allergy News, Allergy Tips, HuffPost, Seasonal Allergies|Comments Off on 10 Worst Cities for Allergies Get Prepared