Survive Seasonal Allergies

The first day of spring is March 20, which brings new beginnings, blooming flowers and the dreaded surge of seasonal allergies. Did you know more than 50 million people in the U.S. experience various types of allergies each year? Allergies are the sixth leading cause of chronic illness in the U.S. and are typically associated with symptoms like sneezing, itchy eyes, headaches or a runny nose. Follow these tips to reduce your exposure to pollen – the most common cause of allergies:

Telemedicine, a service available through LiveHealth Online, provides 24/7 access to a doctor who can develop a treatment plan, answer questions and help you get the allergy relief you need. This service is available to all employees regardless of enrollment in a Northrop Grumman medical plan. Employees enrolled in an Anthem plan pay $10 per visit, while all others pay $59. Kaiser members can access telemedicine here.

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