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:6/27/2016)... ... 27, 2016 , ... TopConsumerReviews.com recently awarded their highest five-star rating to Best ... individuals in the United States and Canada wear eyeglasses. Once considered to be a ... and make a fashion statement. Even celebrities use glasses as a way of creating ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... ... Brent Kasmer, a legally blind and certified personal trainer is helping to develop a weight ... app plans to fix the two major problems leading the fitness industry today:, ... program , They don’t eliminate all the reasons people quit their exercise program ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... "With 30 hand-drawn hand gesture ... said Christina Austin - CEO of Pixel Film Studios. , ProHand Cartoon’s package ... Final Cut Pro X . Simply select a ProHand generator and drag it ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... Montreal, Canada (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... ... the pursuit of success. In terms of the latter, setting the bar too high ... low, risk more than just slow progress toward their goal. , Research from ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... The Pulmonary Hypertension Association ... it will receive two significant new grants to support its work to advance ... 25th anniversary by recognizing patients, medical professionals and scientists for their work in ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)... Research and Markets has announced the ... Tests" report to their offering. ... The World Market for Companion Diagnostics covers the ... analysis in the report includes the following: ... Kits) by Region (N. America, EU, ROW), 2015-2020 , ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Belgium , June 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ ... announced the appointment of Dr. Edward Futcher ... a Non-Executive Director, effective June 23, 2016.Dr. Futcher ... and Nominations and Governance Committees.  As a non-executive ... provide independent expertise and strategic counsel to VolitionRx ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016 Research ... Devices Global Market - Forecast to 2022" report to ... the treatment method for the patients with kidney failure, it ... excess fluid from the patient,s blood and thus the treatment ... potassium and chloride in balance. Increasing number ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: