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Grab the tissues, allergy season is here

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Flowers blooming around the University of Florida campus

If you are reaching for some eye drops this morning, it may be because of the allergy season. University of Florida Student Healthcare Center Marketing Coordinator Catherine Seamen says to check your local pollen count to avoid allergies.

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Seaman also says warmer weather and the new plant life are a direct cause of seasonal allergies.

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Ethan is a news editor for WUFT News. He's a Pennsylvania native but has found a home reporting Florida's stories. You may reach him by emailing emagoc@wuft.org or calling 352-294-1525.

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