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Late summer allergies are What's Going Around

If the rain is good for something, it's smashing the pollen numbers. The more rain generally equals higher mold, but decreased trees and grasses.

Just this week, Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City is reporting the first ragweed pollen grains. This means that the Ozarks has had ragweed blossoming for quite some time now.

Our typical ragweed pollen release is in the third week of August and runs through the second week of October. So, yeah, it's a tad early...and allergists say that there is enough ragweed pollen in the air that those sensitive to ragweed will already have symptoms.

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