Navigation Links
America's Top Allergy Capitals
Date:5/6/2009

Louisville, Ky., is rated most challenging city to live in for springtime sufferers,,

WEDNESDAY, May 6 (HealthDay News) -- Louisville, Ky., is the most challenging place to live for people with spring allergies, according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America's 2009 list of top 100 Spring Allergy Capitals.

The list, released Wednesday, is based on the impact that key environmental and medical factors have on people with allergies. The rankings are published annually to help allergy sufferers recognize, prevent and treat symptoms.

Other cities in the top 10 are: Knoxville, Tenn.; Charlotte, N.C.; Madison, Wis.; Wichita, Kan.; McAllen, Texas; Greensboro, N.C.; Dayton, Ohio; Little Rock, Ark.; and Augusta, Ga.

"Anyone who lives in an allergy capital should take the necessary steps to minimize the impact of allergies on their life," Mike Tringale, the foundation's director of external affairs, said in a news release from the organization. "The ranking is a great tool to help increase awareness about what allergy sufferers can do to avoid triggers and actually enjoy the spring season."

The rankings are based on a city's seasonal pollen count, use of over-the-counter and prescription allergy medications, and number of board-certified allergists. Each factor was weighted to reflect its relative importance as an indicator of allergy severity, and the weighted factors were then used to assign a score and determine a city's ranking.

More information

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has more about allergies and hay fever.



-- Robert Preidt



SOURCE: Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, news release, May 6, 2009


'/>"/>
Copyright©2009 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Cochlear Americas Announces 2008 Graeme Clark Scholarship Winners
2. Mentice, Inc. Announces Appointment of Vice-President, Sales and Marketing, Americas
3. Olympus Corporation of the Americas Names Mark Gumz President & CEO
4. DNA Find in Oregon Is Oldest Yet Discovered in Americas
5. Mentice, Inc. Expands Its North American Sales and Clinical Presence With the Hiring of Jeff Sirek as Director of Educational Sales-East and Sue Landsman as Clinical Applications Manager for the Americas.
6. ExamForce Hires Former (ISC)2 Americas Leader to Head Corporate and Government Sales Efforts
7. Konica Minolta Sensing Americas Announces the Launch of the CM-SA Skin Analysis Software
8. Kari Boiler Named President of Bugaboo Americas
9. Cochlear Americas Hosts Celebration 2009 for Cochlear Implant Recipients and Their Families
10. Americas Watchdog Calls On President Obama To Get Involved With The Toxic Chinese Drywall Disaster--Now
11. AmericaSpeakOn.org Launches Discussion on Health Care Reform
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
America's Top Allergy Capitals
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... April 29, 2016 , ... In its efforts of bringing quality senior care ... franchise development and expansion as it welcomes Ferdie Vasquez of the new 1Heart Caregiver ... his 32 years of working in various industries. He had been a Franchise ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... ... 28, 2016 , ... The Dentists Insurance Company ... a letter of intent with Moda to acquire Dentists Benefits Insurance ... Started by dentists 36 years ago, TDIC focuses exclusively on supporting the dental ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... ... April 28, 2016 , ... CastCoverz!, America’s ... with AquaShieldUSA, the country's oldest waterproof cast protector . As the largest ... the largest selection of daily, night, weatherproof and waterproof covers for most orthopedic ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... ... April 28, 2016 , ... ... the organization’s most successful events, attracting medical professionals from around the globe who ... networking events. , Opening Ceremonies Sunday, April 17 included the introduction of the ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... ... April 28, 2016 , ... In many parts of the world, contamination from ... This is particularly true in underdeveloped parts of Africa where clean sources of food ... campus in Tangier, Morocco, will examine this global health issue and consider how it ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/27/2016)... 2016 Tie-up with Government hospitals ... to save newborns   Fortis La Femme, ... in collaboration with Breast Milk Foundation (BMF), a non-profit organization ... Milk Bank, ,Amaara, in Delhi-NCR today. This non-profit centre recognizes ... infants and should be available to babies deprived of mother,s ...
(Date:4/27/2016)... SAN FRANCISCO , April 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ ... to reach over USD 2.14 billion by 2022, ... Research, Inc.       (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150105/723757 ... key technological advancement affecting the efficiency and accuracy ... hence, the persistent demand for novel urinalysis instruments ...
(Date:4/26/2016)... US demand for infection prevention products ... annually to $27.6 billion in 2020.  Increasing pressures ... rates of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) will boost revenues ... Although declining, the overall rate of certain HAIs ... by the CDC.  Recent statistics indicate that only ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: