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Health News: Have I Got Allergies?

Your sneezing and sniffling may be caused by something else.

Spring allergies may grab most of the attention, but ragweed is now causing misery for up to 50 million Americans—and it will continue setting off symptoms into the fall.

Allergies are extremely common, with about 40 percent of adults worldwide afflicted, according to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI).

But it's still possible that your condition is really something else. It’s not always clear when allergies or a different condition are the cause of uncomfortable symptoms, especially in older adults. Read more


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