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    Dr. Silverman Contributes to Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology – Association between chronic urticaria and self-reported penicillin allergy

Dr. Silverman Contributes to Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology – Association between chronic urticaria and self-reported penicillin allergy

This link between chronic urticaria and self-reported penicillin allergy highlights the need for clinicians to inquire about self-reported penicillin allergy in patients with chronic urticaria and to consider penicillin skin testing. Furthermore, patients who report penicillin allergy might actually have chronic urticaria, indicating the importance of inquiring about chronic urticaria symptoms in patients with self-reported penicillin allergy. Read More: http://www.annallergy.org/article/S1081-1206(15)00825-X/fulltext
By |April 5th, 2016|Allergy News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Dr. Silverman Contributes to Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology – Association between chronic urticaria and self-reported penicillin allergy
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    Dr. Bassett Contributes to Patch.com – Allergy Season: Why It Keeps Getting Worse

Dr. Bassett Contributes to Patch.com – Allergy Season: Why It Keeps Getting Worse

“We’re seeing a whole bunch of people who have seasonal allergies for the first time,” said Dr. Clifford Bassett, the founder and medical director of Allergy and Asthma Care of New York. “It’s the elderly and young alike, who have never had allergies before, even people in their middle-aged years.” “So it’s on the rise,” he continued. Many Americans are finding themselves newly experiencing seasonal allergies, or are finding that their allergy symptoms are getting worse every year. The evidence suggests they’re not imagining it. Around the world, the intensity and duration of allergy season, as well as the rates of […]
By |March 25th, 2016|Allergy Tips, Outdoor Allergies, Patch.com|Comments Off on Dr. Bassett Contributes to Patch.com – Allergy Season: Why It Keeps Getting Worse
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    Dr. Bassett Contributes to Patch.com – Spring Allergies: New Treatments and Old Tips

Dr. Bassett Contributes to Patch.com – Spring Allergies: New Treatments and Old Tips

Spring and seasonal allergy symptoms can be tough. Sneezing, runny nose, watery eyes and congestion make it difficult to go about your day. You’ve tried everything? Maybe not. New treatments, proven effective for some allergy sufferers when others have not, are here. If you have been putting up with your annual wheezing, thinking it’s not so bad, you may want to think again. As Dr. Clifford Bassett, the founder and medical director of Allergy and Asthma Care of New York, points out, these symptoms may just be the the beginning.  Read More: http://patch.com/us/across-america/spring-allergies-new-treatments-old-tips-0
By |March 25th, 2016|Allergy Tips, Outdoor Allergies, Patch.com|Comments Off on Dr. Bassett Contributes to Patch.com – Spring Allergies: New Treatments and Old Tips
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    Dr. Bassett Contributes to Komo News – You may not need antibiotics for a sinus infection

Dr. Bassett Contributes to Komo News – You may not need antibiotics for a sinus infection

When you have a sinus infection and you go to the doctor, you want something to make the pressure and pain to go away, right away. Don’t be surprised or upset if your doctor doesn’t prescribe antibiotics. Dr. Clifford Bassett with the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology says in many cases, they won’t help. “Many sinus infections are actually caused by viruses. Viral infections are not treated successfully with antibiotics,” Dr. Bassett said. Read More: http://komonews.com/news/consumer/you-probably-dont-need-antibitics-for-that-sinus-infection
By |March 24th, 2016|Komo News|Comments Off on Dr. Bassett Contributes to Komo News – You may not need antibiotics for a sinus infection
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    Dr. Bassett on ABC News – Warmer Weather Could Be Tough On Allergy Sufferers

Dr. Bassett on ABC News – Warmer Weather Could Be Tough On Allergy Sufferers

Link to Video: http://abc7ny.com/health/warmer-weather-could-be-tough-on-allergy-sufferers/1240367/
By |March 11th, 2016|ABC News, Allergy Tips, Outdoor Allergies|Comments Off on Dr. Bassett on ABC News – Warmer Weather Could Be Tough On Allergy Sufferers
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    Dr. Bassett on CBS New York – Along With Warmer Temperatures, Spring May Bring Allergies, Sleep Disturbances

Dr. Bassett on CBS New York – Along With Warmer Temperatures, Spring May Bring Allergies, Sleep Disturbances

Link to Video: http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2016/03/07/daylight-saving-time-spring-allergies/
By |March 8th, 2016|Allergy Tips, CBS New York, Outdoor Allergies|Comments Off on Dr. Bassett on CBS New York – Along With Warmer Temperatures, Spring May Bring Allergies, Sleep Disturbances
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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