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Nothing to Sneeze About - Allergies


Is it allergies or a cold? Spring is here and that means a time when allergies attack our wellbeing. The number of people in the U.S. who have either allergy or asthma symptoms is one in five. The percentage of the U.S. population that test positive to one or more allergies is 55%. In the U.S. allergies rank 5th among other leading chronic diseases. Cannonís Pharmacist to learn how to determine if you have a cold or allergies in a workshop held at South Iredell Senior Center on Fri., April 20, 11:30 a.m. Topics will include: Causes and symptoms of allergies, common allergies and tests for them, as well as, treatment, prevention, and management of allergies. Open discussion and questions are encouraged. A light lunch will be provided. To attend, please RSVP by Fri., April 13 with a $1 donation to SISC in support of their health promotion programs. No registration by phone. The workshop is being conducted and sponsored by Cannon Pharmacy.