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12 worst U.S. cities for allergy sufferers

By: Angela Nelson on April 17, 2019, 11:53 a.m.
Syracuse, New York

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Syracuse, New York

Syracuse, New York, lands in 12th place on the AAFA's list with a score of 71.28. It gets below average ratings in pollen levels and medication use, and gets an average rating in number of allergists to patients.

Mild winters may make allergy season worse in central New York. When warm weather arrives earlier, plants and trees pollenate for longer.