Please Explain: Allergies

Today's Please Explain is nothing to sneeze at: we'll find out all about allergies. Some allergies are merely annoying, while others are fatal.

Leonard talks to Dr. Gillian Shepherd, a specialist in Allergy and Immunology. She is a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Weill Medical College of Cornell University and is an Attending at New York Presbyterian Hospital as well as a Consultant in Clinical Immunology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Also, Dr. David Resnick, an Associate Clinical Professor, Pediatrics, at Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital, New York-Presbyterian, New York City.

Web site for the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health