Ragweed

Ragweed (credit: Phran Novelli)

Ragweed Means Sneezing Season Is Near

There’s lots of ragweed up and growing, and that means that soon, it will be blowing in the wind and you, or someone you know, will be blowing your nose.

07/29/2015

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Pollen Is In The Air

Ragweed tends to grow in places where you may not be paying a lot of attention, like along the road, or at the far edge of a property. It’s pollen spreads easily.

08/05/2014

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FDA Reviewing Merck’s Allergy Therapy Meant To Reduce Allergic Reactions

Drugmaker Merck & Co. says the Food and Drug Administration is reviewing its second application to sell a new type of allergy treatment meant to gradually reduce allergic reactions over time, rather than just relieving sneezing, itching and other symptoms temporarily.

05/08/2013

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Goldenrod Has Value

If you don’t want goldenrod exactly where you find it, instead of removing it like a weed, just move it instead.

09/28/2011

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Spare the Goldenrod

Don’t blame goldenrod for your allergies, it’s the ragweed.

10/05/2010