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Climate change adds month to Triad's allergy season

Winters are warming faster than any other season in the Triad and in North Carolina as a whole. One of the most-obvious consequences of that trend has been the absence of snow.

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Climate change adds month to Triad's allergy season

Winters are warming faster than any other season in the Triad and in North Carolina as a whole. One of the most-obvious consequences of that trend has been the absence of snow.

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How climate change harms children’s health

The fondest times of my childhood were the annual burst of flowers each spring. Not so for my kids, who sniffle and sneeze their way through pollen season.

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Pollen bomb! Six ways to fight hay fever this spring, from vitamin D to making new friends

Air pollution and the climate crisis are making pollen even more of a menace. Here’s how to stop your eyes itching and nose streaming.

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Climate change is making allergy season more miserable; here’s how to avoid pollen

Allergy sufferers should start taking medications or reducing their exposure to pollen earlier in the year, said Brooke Lappe, a doctoral student at the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University. Lappe specializes in pollen, climate change and health.

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'In every breath we take': How climate change impacts pollen allergies

When spring arrives, as many as 81 million Americans experience seasonal allergies. And as the planet warms and more carbon dioxide is pumped into the atmosphere, climate change is lengthening pollen seasons and making them more severe.

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Here are the worst cities in the U.S. for allergies

If you live in the U.S. Midwest, buckle up for an intense allergy season … for the rest of your life.

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