Springtime pollen can make you miserable, even if you’re not allergic to it

Pollen floats on the surface of the Eno River in Durham. (Scott Zona / Flickr)

Spring is in full swing here in North Carolina. The days are longer, the weather is warmer, and allergies are surging. Monday, the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality reported record amounts of tree pollen within the Triangle.

Dr.Scott P Commins is the Associate Chief for Allergy & Immunology at the UNC Medical School. And he joins us today to discuss why our eyes are itchy and our noses are running.

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