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Julie Kuriakose, M.D.
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Dr. Kuriakose is dual board certified in Allergy and Immunology and Internal Medicine. She is co-founder of Hudson Allergy and a faculty member at New York Presbyterian/Cornell Weill and a Clinical Instructor in Medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons/New York Presbyterian.

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How to Safely Dine Out With Food Allergies

(1) Comments | Posted March 28, 2016 | 4:53 PM

For many people, an invitation from friends to get dinner and a movie or go out for a bite to eat is a cherished pastime. For the approximately 15 million Americans with food allergies, however, this simple invitation can often go hand-in-hand with anxiety.

The top eight foods...

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Top Summer Beauty Products 2015 - Get a Healthy, Glowing Complexion

(0) Comments | Posted July 15, 2015 | 9:48 PM


Summer beauty products are always a good excuse to try something new, but if you have skin allergies, you need to be selective.

Allergic reactions to summer beauty products can come from harsh chemicals and toxic ingredients that may be hiding in those...

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How to Treat Eczema and 'Winter Itch'

(2) Comments | Posted February 5, 2015 | 3:02 PM

As temperatures drop across the country it becomes the season for warm sweaters, snowmen, and roaring fires, but for some people the return of winter can also mean searching for a way to treat eczema as they experience the return of dry, itchy skin and irritating rashes.

These symptoms are...

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5 Tips for Hosting an Allergy-Friendly Holiday Party

(1) Comments | Posted December 19, 2014 | 7:09 AM

The holiday season has arrived. This often means a joyous time filled with family, friends, and delicious food. For people with food allergies and sensitivities, it can also mean a time of anxiety and hesitancy. However, it doesn't have to be.

This year, if you are throwing a holiday party...

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5 Allergens to Watch Out for This Winter

(3) Comments | Posted November 30, 2014 | 10:22 AM

Many people believe that as the spring and fall seasons wrap, so do their allergies. But the truth is that they are mistaken. While the onslaught of colder weather and freezing temperatures brings an end to seasonal pollen allergies, it doesn't mean that your environment is free of allergens.

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What to Expect From an Allergy Evaluation

(1) Comments | Posted October 15, 2014 | 3:20 PM

The number of Americans with allergies has grown in all racial, sex, and age groups since the 1980s. According to a survey from the CDC, in 2010 alone there were 11.1 million visits to physician offices with the primary diagnosis of allergic rhinitis, also commonly known...

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Training for the Olympics May Win You Medals, But These Activities Can Also Trigger Asthma Symptoms

(0) Comments | Posted March 24, 2014 | 5:36 PM

This year's Winter Olympics recently closed to much fanfare, and perhaps your favorite athlete even brought home a medal from Sochi.

The Olympics is one of the world's most important and historic sports events that draws the attention of billions of people worldwide. Training for the Olympics demands years...

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Don't Celebrate This Valentine's Day With Your Allergies

(0) Comments | Posted February 13, 2014 | 11:44 AM

With Valentine's Day just around the corner, couples and singles are preparing to celebrate with fine dining, candies, flowers, and other enjoyable staples of the romantic holiday. However, with the special occasion comes hidden allergy risks associated with non-routine foods, materials, and activities. As you plan this special day, don't...

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Surviving the Holidays With Allergies

(1) Comments | Posted December 25, 2013 | 8:06 AM

While the holidays are a great time to bring people together, this is the time of year where changes in the environment can bring out the sniffles, especially for those who suffer from allergies. However you don't want to be a Scrooge and miss out on the holiday fun, so...

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This Halloween, Allergies Don't Need to Cause Fright

(0) Comments | Posted October 22, 2013 | 6:03 PM

Halloween is the holiday meant to ignite fear and horror, and for parents of children with food allergies, it can be a justifiable fright. Trick or treating, while a timeless tradition, can cause health risks for those stricken with food allergies, especially since food allergies are becoming increasingly more common....

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Feeling Sick? It May Be Fall Allergies

(5) Comments | Posted October 1, 2013 | 4:41 PM

Despite common thought, spring isn't the only allergy-prone season. As the weather begins to change and fall settles in, many may find themselves experiencing allergies as bad as those they experienced during the spring, and possibly worse. Many people experience symptoms of nasal congestion, itchy eyes, runny nose and coughing...

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