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    Dr. Bassett on NBC Nightly News – Study Finds Drop in Allergies For Children Introduced to Peanuts Early

Dr. Bassett on NBC Nightly News – Study Finds Drop in Allergies For Children Introduced to Peanuts Early

Link to Video: http://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news/video/study-finds-drop-in-allergies-for-children-introduced-to-peanuts-early-637383747609
By |March 7th, 2016|Allergy Tips, NBC|Comments Off on Dr. Bassett on NBC Nightly News – Study Finds Drop in Allergies For Children Introduced to Peanuts Early
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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 The Weather Channel – The Truth About the 2016 Spring Allergy Season

Dr. Bassett Contributes to The Weather Channel – The Truth About the 2016 Spring Allergy Season

The spring allergy season is just around the corner, which means it’s almost time to stock up on tissues, nasal spray and anything else you use to beat the incoming “pollen vortex.” A few factors, including the mostly mild winter thus far and the presence of El Niño, could mean that the 2016 spring allergy season will be bigger and badder than previous years. “In any year with an El Niño phenomenon, we expect certain areas of the country, particularly in the South, to be plagued by lots of rainfall and precipitation,” Dr. Clifford Bassett, founder and medical director at […]
By |February 4th, 2016|Allergy News, Allergy Tips, Outdoor Allergies, The Weather Channel|Comments Off on Dr. Bassett Contributes to The Weather Channel – The Truth About the 2016 Spring Allergy Season
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    Dr. Bassett Contributes to Fox News – How to protect yourself from Zika virus

Dr. Bassett Contributes to Fox News – How to protect yourself from Zika virus

Mosquitoes cause more human suffering than any other organism, according to the American Mosquito Control Association. As Zika virus spreads across Latin America and the Caribbean, it’s more important than ever to know how to protect yourself. The Zika virus was first discovered in Uganda in 1947, and chiefly transmitted by Aedes mosquitoes. It was first reported in humans in 1950s. Now the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that the Zika virus is “spreading explosively” in the Americas and that as many as four million people could be infected by the end of 2016. There is no current vaccine to […]
By |February 1st, 2016|FOX News|Comments Off on Dr. Bassett Contributes to Fox News – How to protect yourself from Zika virus
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    Dr. Bassett Contributes to The Weather Channel – Are You Allergic to Your Pet?

Dr. Bassett Contributes to The Weather Channel – Are You Allergic to Your Pet?

One of the biggest questions families face when deciding to get a pet has to do with allergies — namely, will this particular animal give their loved ones the sniffles? A number of factors determine whether your pet is hypoallergenic or not, but the chief allergy triggers are dander and saliva. Many of the hypoallergenic breeds are hairless or shed less than their allergy-causing peers. But according to Dr. Clifford Bassett, founder and medical director Allergy & Asthma Care of New York, it’s hard to find a truly hypoallergenic pet. Read More: http://www.weather.com/health/allergy/news/allergic-pets
By |December 10th, 2015|Allergy Tips, The Weather Channel|Comments Off on Dr. Bassett Contributes to The Weather Channel – Are You Allergic to Your Pet?
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    Dr. Bassett on CBS New York – In Search Of The Perfect Christmas Tree? Experts Offer Advice On Freshness, And Allergies

Dr. Bassett on CBS New York – In Search Of The Perfect Christmas Tree? Experts Offer Advice On Freshness, And Allergies

By |December 1st, 2015|Allergy Tips, CBS New York|Comments Off on Dr. Bassett on CBS New York – In Search Of The Perfect Christmas Tree? Experts Offer Advice On Freshness, And Allergies
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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 on The Insider – Blindspot Star Jamie Alexander Allergic to Her Fake Tattoos

Dr. Bassett on The Insider – Blindspot Star Jamie Alexander Allergic to Her Fake Tattoos

By |November 19th, 2015|Skin Allergies, The Insider|Comments Off on Dr. Bassett on The Insider – Blindspot Star Jamie Alexander Allergic to Her Fake Tattoos
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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
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    Dr. Bassett Contributes to The Weather Channel – Which City Is the Worst for Fall Allergies?

Dr. Bassett Contributes to The Weather Channel – Which City Is the Worst for Fall Allergies?

Seasonal sneezing is back: Once the weather turns slightly cooler at the end of summer, allergic rhinitis, or nasal allergies, appear in full force. In the fall, the culprit is typically ragweed, which grows across much of the country, producing as many as one billion pollen grains per plant. As winter nears and we head indoors for the year, mold can cause fall allergies, too. If this year’s season feels worse than usual, it could be more than your imagination. Across the country, allergies are becoming more severe. Read More: http://www.weather.com/health/allergy/news/worst-fall-allergy-cities-2015
By |November 4th, 2015|Allergy Tips, Outdoor Allergies, The Weather Channel|Comments Off on Dr. Bassett Contributes to The Weather Channel – Which City Is the Worst for Fall Allergies?