3Qs: Preparing for seasonal allergies

Itchy eyes. Scratchy throat. Runny nose. They’re all symp­toms of sea­sonal aller­gies, which will wreak havoc on people this spring. We asked Karen Hor­bowicz, an assis­tant clin­ical pro­fessor in the Bouvé Col­lege of Health Sci­ences’ School of Phar­macy, to dis­cuss what causes sea­sonal aller­gies, whether the mild winter will affect allergy season and how people can reduce their chances of suffering.