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12 worst U.S. cities for allergy sufferers

By: Angela Nelson on April 17, 2019, 11:53 a.m.
The bridge in Nay Aug Park in Scranton, Pennsylvania

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Scranton, Pennsylvania

Scranton, Pennsylvania, scores a 73.04 from the AAFA and lands 8th on the list, which is a big leap from 47th place in 2018. This city in Northeast Pennsylvania is worse than average on both pollen levels and the numbers of allergists to patients. It receives an "average" rating on the amount of patients utilizing their medication.