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The High Cost Of Allergies

Allergies are causing more then just sneezing. The Agency for Healthcare Research and quality says the amount of money spent on allergies has nearly doubled from six to eleven billion dollars between 2000 and 2005. Seven billion dollars went to drugs, with another four billion going towards doctors and other services. 22 million Americans sought allergy relief in 2005.

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