Each year the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) puts out a list of the “100 Most Challenging Places to Live With Allergies.” Usually the Dallas area is ranked about a quarter of the way down – this year Dallas is number 7!
Right now allergies are a big problem in North Texas. Experts say the mild winter weather and wet summer has opened the door for ragweed and mold.
More adults appear to be getting sick with a bacterium that commonly attacks children – strep throat.
The pollen count is up — way up. In fact, Dallas is No. 2 and Fort Worth is No. 3 on a list of the worst cities for respiratory allergies.