Dr. Joseph Leija

Expert Predicts ‘Heavy Season’ For Allergy SufferersAllergy season is officially here and it may be worse than normal.
Wet Weather Leading To High Mold CountsAll the rain we've been having is making mold counts go sky high and those with allergies are just miserable, reports CBS 2’s Pamela Jones.
With Pollen Season Coming To An End, Many Still SneezingPollen season is drawing to a close but sneezing continues for many according to Dr. Joseph Leija, who keeps the official pollen and mold count for the State of Illinois.
'It's Going To Be A Rough Season' For Allergy SufferersDr. 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.
Experts: Allergy Season Getting LongerIf 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.
Extremely High Mold Count Has Allergy Sufferers Feeling MiserableThe 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.