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Allergy misconceptions: It's time to clear the air

Ragweed allergy, or hay fever, brings symptoms that include sneezing; stuffy or runny nose; itchy eyes, nose and throat; and trouble sleeping. There is a lot of conventional wisdom about allergies and how to handle them, and not all of it is right. Here are some common misconceptions, along with tips for preventing allergic reactions.--Robin Wilson, Special to The Washington Post
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