Listen to interview [audio player below] with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Clifford Bassett discuss the following:
- Is it true that older adults can suffer from seasonal and indoor allergies and if so, why?
- What are the best choices in flowers, plants, shrubs for those with allergies?
- Can an individual really be allergic to their cosmetics and/or skin care products?
- Do allergy injections (shots) really work, and how?
- What foods may aggravate my seasonal allergies?
Clifford W. Bassett, M.D., is the Medical Director of Allergy and Asthma Care of New York and is on the faculty of the New York University School of Medicine, and is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine and Otolaryngology at the Long Island College Hospital and SUNY in Brooklyn.
Dr. Bassett is a Diplomate of the American Board of Allergy and Immunology; a Fellow of the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI); and a Fellow of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI), and is a member of the executive committee of the New York Allergy & Asthma Society.
He has contributed to articles in Time, The New York Times, Business Week, Forbes, Cosmopolitan, Newsweek, Reader’s Digest, New York Daily News, New York Newsday, New York Post, Baby Talk, Prevention, The Journal of the American Medical Association, Health, Parents, Ladies’ Home Journal, National Geographic, Woman’s World, Self,Men’s Fitness, Men’s Health, Women’s Health, Family Circle,Time Out NY, Redbook, Good Housekeeping, Shape, Cat and Dog magazine and USA Today. An article authored by Dr. Bassett regarding “allergic reactions to alcohol” was referenced by Jay Leno during his monologue in January 2010.
Dr. Bassett has frequently contributed to various Internet-based medical information Web sites (weekly allergy blog on foxnews.com) and has been interviewed on local and national radio and television programs as an allergy expert. These include CNN, MSNBC, CBS’s “The Early Show,” NBC’s “The Today Show,” ABC’s “Good Morning America,” “NBC Nightly News,” FOX News Network, Telemundo and NPR.
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