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5 surprising ways to deal with spring allergies

Have you started sneezing yet? Pollen counts have been rising in Massachusetts, leaving many wheezing, sneezing, and dealing with itchy eyes. Try the following:

1. Using allergy drops under the tongue. These could replace allergy shots to desensitize people to grass or tree allergies. Widely used in Europe, the drops aren’t available here since they’re not approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.

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