Tree Pollen Counts Extremely HighIf you are sniffling, sneezing, wheezing and feel as if your head is in a vice, you can blame those leaves emerging on the trees.
Allergy Alert: Tough Season AheadAfter a long cold winter, at last spring is in the air. So is something else. CBS 2's Chris Martinez reports.
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.
Harsh Winter Weather A Mixed Blessing When It Comes To AllergiesThe 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.
Pollen Heavier Than Usual This SpringHave 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.
Bloom Of Spring Also Brings Allergy Season With ItIf 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.
Warm Winter Likely Means Early Onset Of Spring AllergiesIf you're inclined to allergies, you might have to pull out the hankies a couple of weeks earlier than usual.
Some Allergy Sufferers Turning To Honey For ReliefThe sneezing, the wheezing, those watery, red eyes; seasonal allergies are in full swing. For many, relief is just a drugstore counter away. But as CBS 2's Mary Kay Kleist reports, more and more allergy sufferers are taking a road to relief that's paved by Mother Nature.
Allergy Season Could Be One Of Worst, Expert PredictsAn area allergist who records the official allergy count for the Midwest predicts this could be one of the worst allergy seasons ever for Chicago-area residents.