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12 worst U.S. cities for allergy sufferers

By: Angela Nelson on April 17, 2019, 11:53 a.m.
The James River in Richmond, Virginia

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Richmond, Virginia

Richmond, the capital of Virginia, scores 72.45 from the AAFA. It ranks worse than average on pollen levels and average for patients utilizing their medication and the numbers of allergists to patients.

Located on the James River, historic rainfall in 2018 may be one cause of increased allergy activity near Richmond this year.