EASTERN IOWA LOCAL NEWS HEADLINES

 

Pollen counts at record highs in some areas

 

IF YOU TEND TO SUFFER FROM RAGWEED, YOU'RE PROBABLY MISERABLE RIGHT NOW. EXPERTS SAY A WET SPRING REALLY HELPED THE WEED GET STARTED, AND NOW THAT IT'S HOT AND DRY, WELL DR. JOHN WEILER SAYS IOWA COULD BE DECLARED THE RAGWEED "CAPITOL." HE'S AN ALLERGIST IN IOWA CITYHE SAYS EVEN THOSE WHO AREN'T BOTHERED MUCH BY RAGWEED IN A NORMAL YEAR, ARE HAVING ISSUES THIS FALL, AS RAGWEED POLLEN COUNTS ARE AT RECORD HIGHS RIGHT NOW. HE SAYS OVER-THE-COUNTER MEDS MAY HELP, IF IT'S REALLY BAD, SEE YOUR DOCTOR.  DR. WEILER IS PART OF AN ALLERGY RESEARCH PROJECT IN EASTERN IOWA, DETAILS CAN BE FOUND ON WWW.IOWACLINICAL.COM

 

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