Cities in Northwest, Southwest Most Challenging to Live in With Spring Allergies: Study - NECN

Cities in Northwest, Southwest Most Challenging to Live in With Spring Allergies: Study

McAllen, Texas, is ranked as the most challenging city, while Youngstown, Ohio, is the least challenging

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    The most challenging cities to live with spring allergies are mostly located in the northwest and southwest of the country, NBC News reported.

    The finding comes in a recently study by the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, which also says climate change is to blame for this year’s more intense pollen counts.

    Among the study's rankings of the 18 most challenging cities to live with spring allergies are Louisville, Kentucky; Providence, Rhode Island; Springfield, Massachusetts, and Richmond, Virginia. McAllen, Texas, is ranked as the most challenging city, while Youngstown, Ohio, is the least challenging. 

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