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Apr. 9—There is an actual haze over North Carolina cities this spring as the state is in the midst of its annual release of pollen. If you're one of the people who suffers itchy eyes and a runny nose, going outside right now could be a challenge. There are steps you can take to avoid the worst impacts of this annual event, though. Here's everything you need to know. When is pollen the worst? ...

Dear Dr. Fox: My dog is 5 years old. He's a mini Australian Labradoodle (a mix of Labrador retriever, poodle, Australian water spaniel and coc…

The consequences of allergies can impact the ability of individuals to live a healthy lifestyle, as those residing in high-allergy areas often report lower levels of physical activity and self-reported health.

Your home should be a comfortable haven—a place to get away from the rest of the world and relax. But if you spend all of your time at home with watery eyes and uncontrollable sneezing, you don’t feel relaxed at all. Fortunately, there are several ways to allergy-proof your home so you can get back to enjoying it.

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