allergies http://wrvo.org en Allergy drops could mean looking forward to spring again http://wrvo.org/post/allergy-drops-could-mean-looking-forward-spring-again <p>If you've ever used the phrase "a shot in the arm" to describe something as invigorating, you're probably not an allergy sufferer who's had to endure ongoing injections to control symptoms. Shots are not only painful but often inconvenient to schedule into a busy life. Yet that's been the standard course of treatment for many allergy patients for the past hundred years. Recent developments, however, may make shots obsolete for those who suffer from hay fever.</p><p>This week on <em>Take Care</em>, <a href="http://www.coxallergy.com/lindacox.htm">Dr. Linda Cox</a>, talks about the new development of allergy drops. Cox is the <a href="http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013aaaai/cox/prweb10494959.htm">president of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology</a>, and an allergist and immunologist from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.</p><p><strong>Click 'Read More' to hear our interview with Dr. Cox.</strong></p><p> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +0000 Take Care Staff 51338 at http://wrvo.org Allergy drops could mean looking forward to spring again New medicine may ease allergy suffering http://wrvo.org/post/new-medicine-may-ease-allergy-suffering <p></p><p>For those who suffer from allergies, allergy shots are currently the best way to get symptoms under control. But a new development could change that. This week on WRVO's health and wellness show "Take Care," hosts Lorraine Rapp and Linda Lowen, speak with Dr. Linda Cox, the president of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. Cox discusses allergy drops, which could potentially eliminate allergies for the user.</p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 10:34:00 +0000 WRVO News 51232 at http://wrvo.org Sneezing and sniffling your way through the seasons http://wrvo.org/post/sneezing-and-sniffling-your-way-through-seasons <p>Dry eyes? Itchy skin? Sneezing and coughing every other second? Yes, it’s allergy season for over 14 million Americans. But what’s the science behind these summer pests? This week on “Take Care,” we talk to <a href="http://www.allergyaway.com/OurStaff">Dr. Juan Sotomayor</a>, an expert on allergies, asthma, immunology and pulmonary disease who has his own private practice in Syracuse.</p><p><strong>Click "Read More" to hear our interview with Dr. Juan Sotomayor.</strong></p><p> Sun, 09 Jun 2013 23:01:00 +0000 Take Care Staff 38898 at http://wrvo.org Sneezing and sniffling your way through the seasons The science of allergies http://wrvo.org/post/science-allergies <p>While most people in central and northern New York welcome spring and summer, this time of year can be miserable for allergy sufferers. But many people who sniffle and sneeze through the seasons don't know much about the science of allergies.</p> Fri, 07 Jun 2013 09:34:00 +0000 WRVO News 38908 at http://wrvo.org