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12 worst U.S. cities for allergy sufferers

By: Angela Nelson on April 17, 2019, 11:53 a.m.
Springfield, Massachusetts

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Springfield, Massachusetts

Springfield, Massachusetts, scores a 78.76 from the AAFA with worse than average ratings on both pollen levels and the amount of patients utilizing their medication. Springfield receives an average rating on the numbers of allergists to patients.

Early spring allergies in Springfield usually stem from juniper trees, with ragweed and grass pollen arriving later in spring after the often-snow-covered ground finishes thawing.