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New Survey Reveals Allergies Nearly Twice As Common As Believed -- Afflicting More Than One-Third Of Americans

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August 12, 1999
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American College Of Allergy, Asthma And Immunology
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Allergies affect about 38 percent of all Americans -- almost twice as many as allergy experts have believed -- and millions of them suffer unnecessarily or rely on medications they don't want to take because they don't know about other effective treatment options, according to a new survey released by the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI).

Yet Most Are Unaware of Treatments That Could Help Free Them From Symptoms


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American College Of Allergy, Asthma And Immunology. "New Survey Reveals Allergies Nearly Twice As Common As Believed -- Afflicting More Than One-Third Of Americans." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 12 August 1999. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1999/08/990812081249.htm>.
American College Of Allergy, Asthma And Immunology. (1999, August 12). New Survey Reveals Allergies Nearly Twice As Common As Believed -- Afflicting More Than One-Third Of Americans. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 16, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1999/08/990812081249.htm
American College Of Allergy, Asthma And Immunology. "New Survey Reveals Allergies Nearly Twice As Common As Believed -- Afflicting More Than One-Third Of Americans." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1999/08/990812081249.htm (accessed April 16, 2014).

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