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No, Allergies Aren't 'Worse' In Certain Parts Of The U.S.

By Amanda L. Chan

Despite common belief, allergy prevalence is actually about the same in all regions of the United States, according to a new study in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.

“Before this study, if you would have asked 10 allergy specialists if allergy prevalence varied depending on where people live, all 10 of them would have said yes, because allergen exposures tend to be more common in certain regions of the U.S.,” Dr. Darryl Zeldin, M.D., the scientific director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, said in a statement. “This study suggests that people …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green