Dr. Joseph Leija, an allergist at Gottlieb Memorial Hospital in Melrose Park, said tree pollen counts have been very high in the past week; causing a lot of sneezing, itchy, and watery eyes, and even some headaches.
Now that spring has sprung, our frozen winter seems like a distant memory, until you step outside to take a look at your garden.
Spring is here, the weather is warm and the air is freely blowing all those nasty allergens all over the place. Take a few steps to help protect yourself this allergy season.
The frigid, snowy winter might help delay allergy season this spring, but mold and pollen problems could be worse than usual once allergy season is underway.
For some people, weekly trips to the doctor for shots to treat their allergies are just as bad as the allergies themselves. But there could be a major change soon in the way serious allergies are being treated.
(CBS) – Grass isn’t growing and flowers aren’t blooming. So, what’s causing your sneezing and sniffling this time of year? It could be your holiday decorations, CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports. For Kevin McCracken, Christmas […]
Both U.S. Senators from Illinois were at Lurie Children’s Hospital today to talk about their bill – expected to become law soon – to help schoolchildren who suffer from life-threatening allergies.
Hay fever season began on Aug. 8 and lasts for six weeks.
If you’re suffering from awful allergies this year, you’re not alone. New research shows why this is happening and predicts things will only get worse, reports CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan in Healthwatch.
This spring is shaping up as a red-eyed, congested allergy season – on a par with last year.
Have you noticed it? Something in the air, making your eyes scratchy, your nose runny and your attitude pretty lousy? CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.
If you’ve felt your allergies kicking in, well, it’s that time of year. The latest readings show elevated amounts of grass and weed pollen, and mold.
Medical researchers from around the world, and here in Chicago, are working on ways to make children less sensitive to the foods they’re allergic to.
A north suburban doctor says she has the answer for food allergies: drops of the food that could kill someone placed under the tongue.
It may still seem like summer for all intents and purposes, but fall allergy season is in full swing.
The enjoyable temperatures and sunny skies lately have been a welcome respite from the heat wave Chicago went through last month, but another factor in our recent weather has been making plenty of people sick.
CHICAGO (CBS) — Having summer suddenly make an appearance in mid-March is causing an ugly dark side for some people. Because of the heat wave, plants are budding early and causing “dangerously high” tree pollen […]
If you’re inclined to allergies, you might have to pull out the hankies a couple of weeks earlier than usual.
The next time you think you’re suffering from a cold or the flu, your real problem might be this mild winter. Seasonal allergies are expected to start earlier this year.
The Chicago Public Schools plan to begin keeping medication on hand to treat allergic reactions that could prove deadly to students.