Ever wonder where those pollen counts come from? Meet Lynne Moon of Timber Lane Allergy & Asthma Associates in South Burlington and see how she figures out when to grab that box of tissues.



If you didn’t sneeze recently, just hang on to that. Odds are you’ll need it sooner rather than later.

Vermonters are sneezing, wheezing and coping with itchy eyes at a nearly unprecedented rate during a prolonged, intense allergy season.

“It is indeed a horrible pollen season,” says allergist Dr. Betsy Jaffe, who called this year the worst she’s seen in her two decades in practice.

Trees have borne much of the blame so far, but grasses are starting to…