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Best Place to Live If You Have Allergies

If you suffer from indoor or outdoor allergies, the best place to live in the U.S.A. is Grand Rapids, Michigan where the breezy lakeshore doesn't let allergens, such as pollen and mold, settle in.

The worst place to live with allergies? Kansas City, Missouri/Kansas.

That's the word from Sperling's BestPlaces, which listed the top 10 best and worst cities for those suffering with spring allergies. If you're one of the 50 million people in the United States who suffers from allergies, you no doubt think YOUR city is the worst place in the country for those with pollen- and dust-induced sneezes, sniffles, and itchy eyes. You may be right. Read on!

The worst cities for allergy-sufferers:

  1. Kansas City, Missouri/Kansas
  2. Louisville, Kentucky
  3. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
  4. Tulsa, Oklahoma
  5. Atlanta, Georgia
  6. Austin-San Marcos, Texas
  7. St. Louis, Missouri
  8. Sacramento, California
  9. Orlando, Florida
  10. Indianapolis, Indiana

The best cities for allergy-sufferers:

  1. Grand Rapids, Michigan
  2. Milwaukee-Waukesha, Wisconsin
  3. Seattle, Washington
  4. San Francisco, California
  5. Minneapolis, Minnesota
  6. Chicago, Illinois
  7. Syracuse, New York
  8. Salt Lake City, Utah
  9. Los Angeles, California
  10. Denver, Colorado
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