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Polar vortex has lead to a pollen vortex

The pollen count was above 1,000 last weekend. A count of 75 is considered high.

Friday - 04/18/2014, 01:16pm EDT

Tags: pollen, polar vortex, Nick Iannelli, Martha White

Ways to beat spring allergy symptoms in the D.C. metro area

It's the time of year when people begin the battle against spring allergies -- and the D.C. area is particularly vulnerable, according to a local doctor.

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 08:53am EDT

Tags: seasonal allergies, allergic, spring allergies, health, Rachel Schreiber, Shady Grove Adventist Hospital, Sarah Beth Hensley

Top 10 worst cities for allergies include one in Virginia

Find out which Virginia city makes the top 10 list of worst places to live for people with allergies.

Monday - 03/31/2014, 11:27pm EDT

Tags: pollen, Richmond, Omama Altaleb

No such thing as an allergy-free area

You hear it all the time - people say they never suffered from allergies until they came here. But truth be known, there are no allergy-free zones.

Monday - 03/10/2014, 05:52am EDT

Tags: dick uliano

It's still winter, but allergies are here

It's still winter. But while the trees are bare, allergy sufferers are starting to sneeze their way toward spring.

Tuesday - 02/25/2014, 04:21am EST

Tags: dick uliano, seasonal allergies, pollen

The future of allergy treatments: No more shots

Many have had to endure repeated allergy shots, particularly for hay fever. But those injections could be replaced by a simple pill or a drop placed under the tongue.

Monday - 12/23/2013, 06:45am EST

Tags: paula wolfson, Hemant Sharma, children

Maryland and D.C. among worst for food allergies

Food allergies in children have risen 50 percent since the late 1990s, with Maryland and D.C. having some of the highest rates in the country. And no one knows why.

Tuesday - 12/03/2013, 09:57am EST

Tags: Food allergies, allergy, CNS

Allergies don't decrease with age

The sneezing, the runny nose, the hives - aren't I too old for this?

Sunday - 05/12/2013, 06:59am EDT

Tags: Randi Martin, Dr. Martha White, Institute for Asthma and Allergy, pollen

Lack of tree sex causes worse allergy symptoms

If your allergies are acting up, it may be due to a lack of sex.

Monday - 05/06/2013, 07:30am EDT

Tags: ginkgo, crab apple, trees, mike mcgrath, Hank Silverberg

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