10 Worst Cities for Spring Allergies

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This year, spring allergies have been worst in Lexington, Ky., according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America's annual ranking.

Here is the AAFA's list of the 10 worst U.S. cities for spring allergies:

1. Lexington, Ky. (last year: 16)
2. Little Rock, Ark. (last year: 8)
3. Chattanooga, Tenn. (last year: 14)
4. Louisville, Ky. (last year: 3)
5. Johnson City, Tenn. (last year: 26)
6. Greenville, S.C. (last year: 19)
7. Richmond, Va. (last year: 63)
8. Charlotte, N.C. (last year: 4)
9. Jackson, Miss. (last year: 12)
10. St. Louis (last year: 5)

Rankings are based on annual pollen scores, allergy medicine use per patient, and the number of board-certified allergists per patient, says the AAFA.

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