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Answers to Your Allergy Questions

With Houston’s warm, humid climate so many plants grow here, which means more things to irritate our eyes and noses — to say nothing of irritants from our furry companions, pollution and food. So, today we welcome your questions about allergies — seasonal allergies, food allergies, asthma, eczema, and more. Dr. Dat Tran, Assistant Professor […]

Allergies (Photo Courtesy of Jim Lukach)

With Houston’s warm, humid climate so many plants grow here, which means more things to irritate our eyes and noses — to say nothing of irritants from our furry companions, pollution and food.

So, today we welcome your questions about allergies — seasonal allergies, food allergies, asthma, eczema, and more.

Dr. Dat Tran, Assistant Professor of Allergy and Immunology at UTHealth Medical School will join us to field your queries. Dr. Tran is also an allergy and immunology specialist at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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