In New England, tree pollens are active from late March through June. Grass pollens are active from late May through August. Ragweed abounds in late August through the first frost, usually in early October. Spring through fall, mold spores are active on damp days. Here, John M. O'Loughlin, MD, chair of Lahey's Department of Allergy & Immunology, offers some easy ways to cope with the seasons:
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