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The iconic cherry blossoms in Washington, D.C., reached their peak bloom on March 28 this season, earlier than most years. Mild winters lead to a longer pollen season and that is bad news for allergy sufferers. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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More pollen, more allergies: Exposure therapy in several forms treats symptoms

Some doctors prescribe sublingual immunotherapy, known as SLIT, a serum taken as drops under the tongue. Patients like it, but it is not FDA-approved, so insurance usually doesn't cover it.

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Officials work at the scene of a derailed freight train with no hazardous materials, Thursday, March 23, 2023, in Ayer, Mass. Rodrique Ngowi/AP hide caption

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Report: Railroads cut costs, prioritize speed and efficiency over safety

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Why it's unlikely ethics rules on Supreme Court gift disclosures will work

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The Justice Department is working with the Pentagon to investigate how classified U.S. documents about the war in Ukraine ended up on social media platforms. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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How will the Ukraine document investigation work? A former DOJ 'leak czar' explains

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The iconic cherry blossoms in Washington, D.C., reached their peak bloom on March 28 this season, earlier than most years. Mild winters lead to a longer pollen season and that is bad news for allergy sufferers. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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More pollen, more allergies: Personalized exposure therapy treats symptoms

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Boxes of the drug mifepristone a shelf at the West Alabama Women's Center in Tuscaloosa, AL. Allen G. Breed/AP hide caption

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Sen. Amy Klobuchar calls Texas judge's abortion pill ruling 'shocking'

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Sen. Amy Klobuchar calls Texas judge's abortion pill ruling 'shocking'

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