Dr Bassett Contributes to FOX NEWS Report on the Barking Cough Known As Croup

FOX NEWS Health Report by Julie Revelant — It’s frightening every time you hear it: that harsh, raspy cough that sounds like a seal barking. Chances are it’s croup— a common infection that’s usually nothing to worry about, but could be serious if you don’t know the warning signs. Here, find out what causes croup, […]

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Dr. Bassett talks with Entertainment Tonight about risks of hair dye reactions

Dr. Clifford Bassett on Entertainment Tonight from Annie Scranton on Vimeo. Dr. Bassett talks with Entertainment Tonight about risks of hair dye reactions in light of Pauley Perette’s recent hospitalization. Black hair dye, or PPD, sensitivities occur in about 1 out of 100 individuals who are tested for dye or cosmetic allergies. See an allergist/dermatologist […]

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Dr Bassett Advises Active Times on How to Treat Mosquito Bites

Mosquitoes are a top threat in the summer months, and we’ve discussed how to prevent them, the best bug sprays and even natural repellents. But let’s face it. You are probably going to get bit at least once this summer. So what do you do when that itchy little red bump pops up? I chatted […]

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Sex in the Garden, Blame those Male Plants!

“The allergy landscape is changing,” says allergist Dr. Clifford Bassett, who directs Allergy & Asthma Care of New York. Nationwide, pollen is increasing because plants are growing larger than they usually would. This is because of the increase in carbon dioxide and, in some areas, increased rainfall, he says. Pollen moves about best on hot, […]

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