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12/11/11 Season’s Sneezings – Christmas tree molds may prompt allergies

Lawrence Kurlandsky, MDPulmonologist Larry Kurlandsky (retired) lead a team of Upstate doctors who researched the molds that are commonly found on Christmas trees.  The team concluded that molds are prevalent on the conifers and may be responsible for the epidemic peaks of respiratory illness that occur the weeks before and after Dec. 25.

Dr. Kurlandsky offers tips and suggestions on what to do this holiday season if you suffer with these symptoms.

Read Dr. Kurlandsky's study (for a fee): Identification of mold on seasonal indoor coniferous trees