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Polar Vortex Could Cause More Intense Allergy Season

The polar vortex made it a bad winter… will it also make it a bad spring?

03/28/2014

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Study: Climate Could Play Role In Children’s Risk For Hay Fever

Spencer Levin, 9, sees his allergist once a month to get shots to help his hay fever.

11/08/2013

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Doctor Offers Advice To Allergy Sufferers As Ragweed Approaches Its Peak

Ragweed allergy sufferers, there’s a reason you might be sneezing right now: the pollen is near its peak.

08/29/2013

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Allergy Season Will Hit Hard Once Weather Warms Up

Allergy season may be starting early in other parts of the country, but with the recent cold weather, that may not be the case here.

03/23/2013

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Allergy Sufferers Face Long Season In Pittsburgh

Spring time is usually when the trees start to bud followed by a runny nose, an itchy throat and itchy eyes. All of these symptoms set in earlier this year due to the mild winter.

05/22/2012

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New Pill Therapy May Reduce Allergy Symptoms

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – For people with a runny nose and itchy, watery eyes during grass pollen season, the options for controlling symptoms include antihistamines, which work sometimes, or cumbersome nose sprays. A therapy available in […]

01/18/2011

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