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    Worst Cities for People With Fall Allergies

    Louisville, Ky., is once again the toughest place to live if you have fall allergies, says a 2014 list from the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. Louisville has topped the rankings of the country's top 100 metro areas for four years in a row.

    The rankings are based on several factors:

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    Louisville’s score was 100. The city that’s best for people with fall allergies, Greeneville, S.Car., had a score of 30.60.

    The top five allergy capitals for fall 2014 and their scores are:

    Louisville, Ky. 100.00

    Wichita, Kan. 95.76

    Oklahoma City, Okla. 92.00

    Dayton, Ohio 91.58

    McAllen, Texas 90.37

    The five cities with the lowest scores, meaning the cities that are best for people with fall allergies, are:

    Greeneville, S. Car. 30.60

    Spokane, Wash. 34.49

    Portland, Ore. 36.53

    Sacramento, Calif. 37.16

    Provo, Utah 401.13

    WebMD Medical Reference

    Reviewed by Luqman Seidu, MD on November 16, 2014

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